Army to Evaluation its Modernization Processes During Mid-Course Review

The army is taking a hard look at their Future…

The army is taking a hard look at their Future Combat Systems (FCS) program, as they begin their mid-course review of its past successes and predictions of future survivability.  The army needs to “understand where we are and where we need to go,” said Gen. Pete Chiarelli during a Defense Writers Group breakfast Wednesday.

Chiarelli explained how the review will scrutinize numerous other aspects of modernization, including the army procurement process: “As I look at the amount of time it takes us to move from requirements to a fielded system, does [the 1960’s-era procurement system] really work in today’s world?”

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