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Modernization toward greater lethality: Armored Brigade Combat Team Modernization

by Marco Barrera, SFC John Roberson and SGM (Retired) Carl Johnson

The Army’s armored brigade combat team modernization efforts take a holistic approach that address and integrate all domains of doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leader development, personnel, facilities and policies. The Army Capability Manager-Armored Brigade Combat Team and Reconnaissance is the Army’s lead to represent the user and conduct DOTMLPF-P integration.

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Modernization toward greater lethality: Soldier-Centric Design and Combat Vehicle Modernization

by COL Warren Sponsler

The Army’s modernization effort for ground combat vehicles is moving forward, providing opportunity unparalleled since the development of the “Big 5” nearly a half century ago.

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Modernization toward greater lethality: Infantry, Armor Work Together on Mobile Protected Firepower

by COL (Retired) Christopher Stone

The Army’s decision to move the Armor School back to Fort Benning, GA, proved to be a watershed year for the Army and Columbus, GA. The greatest and most endearing impact can be seen in the collaborative efforts between the infantry and armor commandants and their staffs.

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Engagement Criteria – Thoughts on Armor and Cavalry in the 2020s Interwar Period

by LTC Josh Suthoff

Large-scale combat operations are continuing to evolve at a rapid pace. To maintain relevance, Armor officers must continue to adapt. More important than the platforms from which we fight, Armor officers must be positioned and ready to lead in the future conflict.

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Solving the Identity Crisis: Modest Proposals for Redefining Roles in Cavalry Squadrons

by LTC Ben Ferguson and CPT Lennard Salcedo

The Army should take measures to increase and sustain the cavalry’s ability to accomplish a full spectrum of mission sets and enable scouts to effectively train reconnaissance and security operations.

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Improvements You Can Make Before Your Company’s Combat-Training Center Rotation

by MAJ Jonathan Buckland

Training for a combat-training center rotation at company level is often dictated at higher echelons to meet specific gates required to execute each rotation: platoon and company live-fire exercises, gunnery and brigade field-training exercises. Often, once a unit has entered this cycle, it’s a sprint to the always-moving finish line.

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