Christine Wormuth, General James McConville on Army Force Structure, Modernization Programs


Jim McAleese GovCon Expert

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates released a report outlining key takeaways from speeches made by the Secretary of the Army Christine wormuth and the Chief of the General Staff of the Army. James mcconville at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States military which began on Monday.

Jim McAleese, founder of McAleese & Associates and three times Washing100 winner, reported that Wormuth told event attendees that the military must “ruthlessly prioritize” force structure, infrastructure, and modernization in the 2023-2027 program goals memorandum cycle.

His address also touched on the soldier-centered conception as the heart of the military’s “31 + 4” modernization programs and the need for the military branch to pivot to the US Indo-Pacific command to deter China.

McConville said on Tuesday that people remain the military’s top priority, followed by readiness and modernization.

Put people first means taking care of our people so that our people can stay ready and transform for the future, because the US military must be ready to fight and win as a member of the joint force in order to protect the nation ”, he said at the three day AUSA event.

He noted that the military planned to deploy a long-range hypersonic weapon, precision strike missiles and the next-generation squad weapon and test prototypes of its new assault and attack aircraft. generation and its optional crewed combat vehicle, among other programs, by Fiscal Year 2023..

“All in all, we’ll have 24 of our 31 plus 4 signature systems in the hands of soldiers by FY23,” McConville said of the service. priority modernization programs.


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