To help stop military budget growth, Congress and the Pentagon appear headed to shrinking the Army. The Army’s training and doctrine command is considering cutting its brigades from 4,000 soldiers to 3,000. The trick is how to stay lethal. One strategy under consideration: Greater use of unmanned vehicles and robots.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.