Featured in ARMOR

Train to Outthink, Outmaneuver, Outfight

by 1LT Hyun J. Chang

The enemy the United States is likely to face in future conflicts will be quite different from those we’ve engaged in recent decades. But do we currently train to fight and win against such an enemy? No. Is there a better way to train? Yes.

Read more

Featured in ARMOR

Competitive Visualization: The Reconnaissance and Security Formation and What it Brings to Multi-Domain Operations

by MAJ Chris D. Thornton

Our enemies will be harder to find than they generally have been for the Joint force conducting multi-domain operations. Wide-area aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance will be affected by anti-access and area denial systems at least part of the time, and unmanned aerial systems may be shot down or impacted by cyber and electromagnetic activities.

Read more

Featured in ARMOR

Forgotten Fundamentals in Reconnaissance and Security

by CPT Jordan Woodburn and CPT Christopher Kiriscioglu

Executing mission tasks that are built from running estimates, fighting for information to inform higher headquarters and shaping an enemy with few “knowns,” cavalry squadrons routinely lean on the reconnaissance-and-security fundamentals while operating in austere environments.

Read more

Featured in ARMOR

Be a Better Mentor

by LTC Allen Trujillo

To succeed on today’s modern battlefield, the Army must continue to recruit, employ and retain the very best Soldiers. The Army must also continue to improve its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts to make sure the right person, with the right knowledge, skills and behaviors takes the right job at the right time.

Read more

Featured in ARMOR

The Cube Division: A New Template for Armored Warfare?

by Michael MCabe

In a war against a peer adversary such as Russia or China, armored divisions will play a central role. The purpose of this article is to propose a new template for armored divisions in high-intensity mechanized warfare in the plains or desert.

Read more

Featured in ARMOR

The U.S. Army Should Establish a Robotics Branch

by John Dudas

As part of the effort to modernize and to build the Army of 2030, air and ground robotics systems will soon be fielded to Army brigade combat teams. There are five robotics systems designated for fielding in the next two to three years.

Read more

Download Current Issue

Armor Magazine Homepage Icon

Table of Contents