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OCT 2020 | SEC launches software repository for faster, easier cyber patching

The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC) took a major step forward in ensuring command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems — Soldiers’ eyes and ears on the battlefield — are protected against the latest cyber threats.

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SEP 2020 | CECOM SEC Enhances Software Readiness for Soldiers

A pilot program is in place for Soldiers in the field to receive more timely software updates. The work behind the pilot was done by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command’s Software Engineering Center, at APG.

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DEC 2019 | 'Attaboy' for Joint Tactical Terminal Software Test Automation

In combat on land, at sea, in the air and even in cyberspace, joint force warfighters rely on real-time data on threats and friendly forces to make split-second, potentially life-and-death decisions. Contrast that with the software development environment, where testing new programs and patches is crucial but often manual, laborious and time-consuming.

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OCT 2019 | DCGS Decrease Install Time

On the 21st century battlefield, American Soldiers rely on timely, relevant and accurate information to understand their operating environment, assess threats and achieve their missions. The Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) is the Army’s intelligence processing operating system, and it is one of the most critical tools in their arsenal.

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SEP 2019 | Manpower Initiative

When Gen. James McConville assumed duties as the 40th Chief of Staff of the Army in August 2019, he emphasized he would place a renewed focus on people. The Army’s strength and resilience, he noted, is rooted in the Soldiers, civilians and families who empower the Army to achieve its mission every day. At the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, the Software Engineering Center, or SEC, is channeling that priority into its own people-focused manpower initiative — and saving the government millions in the process

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