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U.S. Army's 'Future Combat Systems' Program Remains Under Fire

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) program, under new pressure from congressional budget-cutters, continues to draw criticism that its underlying concept is flawed.

The massive, ambitious FCS program would unite a large number of Army vehicles and weapons systems through a common computerized network, in theory allowing for better interoperability and coordination of troops in the field. ...

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