During a robotics demonstration at Fort Benning, Georgia, Aug. 7, 2014, Soldiers emerge from the tree line and remove  ammunition and supplies from the autonomous unmanned Squad Mission Support System, or SMSS.

Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles

Army Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced......READ MORE

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Mission Statement:
Provide our Soldiers a decisive advantage in any mission by maintaining quality acquisition professionals to develop, acquire, field, and sustain the world's best equipment and services through efficient leveraging of technologies and capabilities to meet current and future Army needs.

Vision Statement:
Best equipped Army that maintains the technological advantage and capabilities against any threat in any environment.


"The Army of today is developing many of the most technically advanced systems and technologies in human history. There is no cookie-cutter approach to acquisition. While we focus on some of its inherent challenges cost, performance and schedule risks as well as funding instability it is worthwhile to note that we continue to succeed in fielding the best-equipped Army in the world. However, moving the world's largest land force forward requires an ongoing commitment to learning and innovation."

Army Acquisition Executive & Assistant Secretary, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology - Hon. Heidi Shyu

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