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AWS Summit: Army Acquisition Chief Charts New Tech, Cyber Path

Young Bang outlines how new acquisition strategies are enabling faster technology for defense missions.

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The U.S. Army is prioritizing digital transformation and new software development policies when it historically took the service months, even years, to deploy new technology.

At AWS Summit, Army Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Young Bang highlights the Army’s efforts to modernize its acquisition and technology processes to field new tech more quickly. He also discusses the cybersecurity implications of new technology for a priority he said is to reduce the U.S.’s electronic footprint in the battlefield.

He also emphasizes how partnerships with industry are key to this plan and the importance of data management and cybersecurity. This includes its data mesh to help it manage data more efficiently across tactical and enterprise environments.

Check out our full coverage of the conference.

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