Tag Archives: Army Futures Command

Army Looks to Small Tech Firms to Increase Howitzer System’s Rate of Fire

Army LW155 Howitzer

The U.S. Army will move to solicit ideas from small businesses on how to fire projectiles from self-propelled howitzers at a faster rate under the branch's one-of-its kind effort designed to incentivize companies that support military technology modernization efforts. Interested vendors can submit proposals from Sept. 18 to Oct. 6 for the "Fire Faster" effort as part of the Special Program Awards for Required Technology Needs program, Army Futures Command said Tuesday.

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Gen. John ‘Mike’ Murray, Army Futures Command Head, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leadership in Service Modernization Efforts

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Gen. John “Mike” Murray, commander of the Army Futures Command, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his leadership in modernizing the U.S. Army enterprise.

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Army Issues RFP for Non-Developmental Medium to Large Drones, Contractor Logistics Support

The Army Contracting Command has issued a request for proposals for two non-developmental medium to large unmanned aerial systems, initial spares and related contractor logistics support services. A FedBizOpps notice posted on Sept. 28 states that ACC also seeks contractors that can deliver new equipment training, maintenance, sustainment and operational …

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Raytheon-Rheinmetall Team to Offer Lynx for Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle Program; Taylor Lawrence Quoted

Raytheon and Rheinmetall’s defense business have partnered to offer an optionally manned platform for the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program. The industry team plans to propose the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the service’s NGCV program that seeks to replace the Bradley combat vehicle, Raytheon said Monday. Army Futures …

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Alion to Support Army Futures Command in Technology Prototyping Effort; Steve Schorer Quoted

Alion Science and Technology has received a $49.8M contract to support the Army Futures Command in developing prototypes of military technologies using resources from public and private sector entities and academic institutions. The company said Monday it will assist the command’s Army Applications Lab in curating systems and techniques needed …

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Peraton’s Reginald Brothers: Army Futures Command Should Embrace DIUx’s Rapid Tech Devt Approach

Reginald Brothers, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton, said during a Government Matters interview that aired Wednesday he expects Army Futures Command to adopt the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental’s rapid approach to technology development that includes testing and evaluation and prototyping. Brothers said he thinks Austin, Texas, has a strong …

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