U.S. and U.K. armies align science and technology modernization plans | Article

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 30, 2020) – Army Futures Command (AFC) is supporting the Army’s efforts to ensure its own technology can operate seamlessly with the technology of its international allied partners on future battlefields out as far as 2035.During a recent virtual network workshop, the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center – a component of AFC’s Combat Capabilities Development Command – along with attendees from across the Army and the U.K. Ministry of Defence, collaborated on their respective science and technology capabilities to find potential areas to build interoperability into their systems from the onset.The workshop series is an effort to refocus the long-term U.S.-U.K. relationship in support of a recent Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed between the U.S. Secretary of the Army and the U.K. Minister of Defence. The MOA, which emphasizes increased U.S.-U.K. technical interoperability as well as joint designs for

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