Soldier-Centered Approach Helping Lead Ground Modernization Efforts

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March 23, 2020 | Originally published by U.S on March 10, 2020

WASHINGTON — Nearly 2 years into its largest modernization overhaul in four decades, the Army looks to continue its momentum of developing new ground systems centered on input from soldiers.

Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee’s Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, the Army’s Acquisition Chief told lawmakers Thursday that adequate funding is needed to build on those efforts.

“The Army’s modernization program takes time and money,” said Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology. “We are working to achieve efficiency wherever possible, and we need sufficient, predictable, sustained, and timely funding to ensure a successful outcome.”

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