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Army Multi-Domain Transformation

Friday, April 23, 2021

What is it?

The Army Multi-Domain Transformation describes how and why the Army plans to transform itself to become a multi-domain capable force that is able to dominate adversaries in sustained large-scale combat operations by 2035.

What are the current and past efforts of the Army?

The Army is building the MDO force by:

  • Underpinning MDO development and maturation through a comprehensive Army Continuum of Analysis (ACA).
  • Gaining positional advantage to ensure that the right forces are in the right place at the right time to meet the requirements of Joint Force commanders.
  • Developing capability advantage to maintain overmatch of our adversaries and enable the MDO transformation.

What continued efforts does the Army have planned?

The Multi-Domain Army will continue to provide the foundation for Department of Defense access, presence and influence through the Army’s comprehensive landpower network of allies and partners and security cooperation activities. The Army will be ready to face the future battle space, which will be truly multi-domain, fast-paced and technology-driven.

  • Expanding the Landpower Network of Allies and Partners
    • Engage and Train
    • Equip and Enable
    • Advise and Assist
  • Demonstrating Capabilities
    • Assured Power Projection
    • Dynamic Force Employment
  • Developing New Capabilities
    • Organizations
    • Materiel
    • Talent (People)

As the Army looks to the future, one factor remains constant: People are the lifeblood of the Army and of the Joint Force; people enable the Army’s critical relationships with its allies and partners; and people – the adaptive Soldiers – are the premier capability that provides the Army its decisive advantage in military operations.

Why is this important to the Army?

The Army is the backbone of the Joint Force, and increased capabilities expand its effects into the maritime, air, space and cyber domains.

The Army’s MDO transformation will provide the Joint Force with the range, speed and convergence of cutting-edge technologies needed to provide future decision dominance and overmatch required to win the next fight.


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Focus Quote for the Day

The Army is boldly transforming to provide the Joint Force with the speed, range and convergence of cutting-edge technologies that will be needed to provide future decision dominance and overmatch for great power competition.

— Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville