Reading #161

Demand Reduction

Acting Director MG Robert “Bo” Dyess’ Comments:

“You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.”

General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Logistic considerations belong not only in the highest [...]

Framework for developing the future force.

Establish a sound conceptual foundation for Army modernization.
Conduct rigorous experiments, wargames, and assessments to learn in a focused, sustained, and collaborative manner.
Focus prioritized efforts on first-order military challenges.
Deliver integrated DOTMLPF-P solutions to improve combat effectiveness of the current and future force.

ARCIC Overview Video


Army Warfighting Challenges

The Warfighters’ Science and Technology Needs

Demand Reduction White Paper

OE and the Changing Character of Future Warfare

Mad Scientist: Call for Ideas Learning 2050

Final Report: Mad Scientist Conference Visualizing ...

Robotics and Autonomous Systems Strategy

U.S. Army Functional Concepts

Capabilities Information Exchange (CIE)

The Mad Scientist Initiative Kicking Off The Fall ...

The Integrated Joint Force: A Lethal Solution for Ensuring Military Preeminence

ADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., GEN Robert B. Brown, ADM Scott H. Swift & Dr. Richard D. Berry

No Safe Place In Next War: The Army’s Expanded Battlefield

Sydney J. Freedberg, Jr

What will it take for the Army to succeed in multi-domain battle?

Mark Pomerleau

Mad Scientist

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Influence at Machine Speed: The Coming o ...

A View of the Future: 2035-2050

Critical Juncture in DoD Manufacturing T ...

International Army Programs

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ANZAC Day is the most important national remembrance event for both Australia and New Zealand. ANZAC Day commemorates the Gallipoli Campaign, Australia and New Zealand's first operational commitment of the Great War that resulted in the deaths of 12,000 Australians and New Zealanders on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Each year, Australians and New Zealanders will gather for the [ Read more... ]

Foreign Liaison Officer- 2018 FLO Spring ...

TRADOC Foreign Officer Liaison Officers participated in a professional development opportunity by visiting Association of United States Army Global Symposium and Exposition, Space Missile Defense Command, US Army Cyber CoE, and US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, during the period 26-29 March 2018.  Engagements centered on [ Read more... ]

HQ TRADOC Foreign Liaison officer (FLO) ...

HQ TRADOC Foreign Liaison officer (FLO) Professional Development visit to Air Combat Command (ACC), Langley Air Force Base. Nineteen (19) FLOs participated in a professional development session by visiting ACC 21 FEB 18. Engagement centered on the roles/mission and organization structure of ACC, International Affairs Directorate, and F-22 Demonstration Team. Visit concluded [ Read more... ]

Unified Quest

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Unified Quest 2018 Robotic and Autonomou ...

The Army Capabilities Integration Center's (ARCIC) Future Warfare Division conducted the Unified Quest 2018 Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Application Workshop from 5-9 March 2018, at Fort Eustis, Va. Participants in the event included multinational partners, leaders within ARCIC, and RAS subject matter experts from both the research and development community and the [...]

How the Army Fights IV Seminar

ARCIC hosted the How the Army Fights IV (HTAF IV) Senior Leader Seminar on Aug. 2, 2017 at Ft. Eustis, VA as part of the TRADOC Commander's Forum; all Center of Excellence Commanding Generals and Directors of Capabilities Development and Integration Directorates (CDIDs) took part in the wargame. The preparatory main learning event, the Council of Colonels seminar wargame, [...]

UQ17 Deep Future Wargame

More than 200 military and civilian experts gathered at Carlisle Barracks May 3-12 to examine the Multi-Domain Battle concept during the annual Unified Quest Deep Future Wargame. During the wargame, six working groups focused on how the Army could fight across multiple domains in the 2030-2050 timeframe as part of a joint, inter-organizational and multinational force. Usin [...]


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March 28, 2018

Warriors Corner - Demand Reduction

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March 20, 2017

Fourth and final: TRADOC town hall turns to Soldiers for feedback

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November 3, 2016

CSM Davenport Speaks NCO Development Town Hall 3

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May 18, 2016

Harbingers of Future War: Implications for the Army with Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster

In The News

JWA 18.1: A multinational think tank to improve network technology

Amy Walker |
Joint Warfighting Assessment wraps up assessment in Germany

Staff Sgt. Michael Crawford | DVIDS
Joint Warfighting Assessment offers Army triple payoff

Staff Sgt. Michael Crawford | DVIDS
Sky Soldiers Innovating While Fighting at JWA

Capt. Joseph Legros | DVIDS
US, UK Test Robot Breachers, Drones In Germany

Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. | Breaking Defense
Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

Rebuilding Army Acquisition for Multi-Domain Battle

Shawn Walsh and LT. Col. Jason Roth | Breaking News Defense
New Army Gaming Prototype Preps Soldier for Future War

Prototypes rapidly deliver cyber capabilities

Nancy Jones-Bonbrest | ARMYMIL
5 Things The Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle Needs To Be Successful

Marty Skovlund Jr | Task and Purpose
US Army developing strategy to reduce logistics, sustainment demand

Daniel Wasserbly | Jane's IHS Market
MSCoE, Fort Leonard Wood host TRADOC Command Forum