By U.S. ArmyOctober 16, 2019
The Army Modernization Strategy (AMS) describes how the Total Army -- Regular Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, and Army Civilians -- will transform into a multi-domain force by 2035, meet its enduring responsibility as part of the Joint Force to provide for the defense of the United States, and retain its position as the globally dominant land power. The 2018 U.S. Army Modernization Strategy Report to Congress introduced the Army's six materiel modernization priorities to make Soldiers and units more lethal to deploy, fight, and win our Nation's wars. This 2019 AMS expands the Army's approach beyond those six priorities, outlining a more holistic approach to modernization while maintaining continuity of priorities. Modernization is a continuous process requiring collaboration across the entire Army. Therefore, while this AMS outlines an end state for the future Army in 2035, Army modernization will remain ongoing as we must continue to test and refine operating concepts, draw on emerging technologies, and anticipate changes in the operating environment.