The ARCIC develops concepts, learns, and integrates capabilities to improve our Army and ensure the effectiveness of the Joint Force.

A team of trusted professionals who collaborate, learn, and innovate to turn ideas into valued outcomes and ensure that the Joint Force wins in future armed conflict.

Purpose: Innovate to ensure that Army forces are prepared to provide multiple options for combatant commanders; present multiple dilemmas to enemies; integrate efforts of multiple partners; and operate [...]
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Multi-Domain Battle

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Developing the Future Force, Part 1

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley discusses the service's vision for its future force, challenges and opportunities.

Jen Judson October 6, 2016


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Developing the Future Force, Part 2

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley discusses his role in multi-domain operations and the service's vision for its future force.

Jen Judson October 6, 2016

C-UAS Strategy

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Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems Strategy

The C-UAS Strategy aligns the Army efforts to develop Army DOTMLPF-P solutions as a unified, combined arms effort to defeat threat UAS...

Fires Division CDD October 25, 2016

The emerging operational environment indicates future operations will be significantly different than those of the recent past . US forces will likely confront sensor-rich militaries of peer states and proxies employing precision-guided munitions on highly lethal battlefields that can restrict Joint Force freedom of maneuver and action.

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With multi-domain concept, Army aims for 'window of superiority'

Sean Kimmons, November 14,2016

One tactic the Army is now considering as part of its drive to achieve windows of domain superiority in future battles is the strategic deployment of art ...


Unified Quest: Fighting on the Battleground of Perception

To further Army understanding of influence and how the Army must adapt to meet the demands of the changing global and operational environment, Unified Quest held a seminar that focused on Fighting on the Battleground of Perception.

Framework for developing the future force.

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

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US Naval Forces Before and Beyond Battle

Under Secretary of the Navy Dr. Janine Davidson, October 7, 2016

“Army forces remain the preeminent fighting force in the land domain. However, Army forces conduct multi-domain battle, as part of a joint force.... Army forces deter adversaries, restrict enemy freedom of action, and ensure free [...]

Army Warfighting Challenges


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Developing a vision of future conflict

Senior Army leaders met Sept. 7 at Joint Base Andrews, Md., to discuss the insights from Unified Quest and the Campaign of Learning. TRADOC Commanding General David Perkins hosted the four-hour discussion attended by Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and several other senior Army leaders. They discussed the Army Campaign of Learning, results from the Unified Quest Deep Future Wargame, and the annual Army Warfighting Assessment. The discussions focused on developing a vision of future war and changes to the character of war, future Army attributes, and prioritized key i

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The next-generation combat vehicle could have lasers, run on hybrid power
By Gary Sheftick November 3, 2016 Read
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4 myths about combat vehicles, debunked by Lt. Gen. McMaster
By David Vergun November 2, 2016 Read
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Army Must Develop New Ground Combat Vehicles
AUSA November 1, 2016
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CSM Davenport Speaks NCO Dev
CSM Davenport Speaks NCO Development
US Army TRADOC November 3, 2016
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