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SOCOM Commander: Expanding Missions Require New Technologies | NDIA

SOCOM Commander: Expanding Missions Require New Technologies | NDIA

U.S. Special Operations Forces are seeking portable and flexible technologies, particularly in the realm of sensors, unmanned systems and data processing, to counter an ever-growing and diverse mission set, the command’s leader said Feb. 14.

“SOCOM has achieved a historic level of transformation over the last 15-plus years of the living laboratory of combat, however we are keenly aware that much of our technical operations in the fight against extremism is non-transferable to dealing with near-to-peer competitors,” Army Gen. Raymond Thomas III said at the National Defense Industrial Association’s Special Operations-Low Intensity Conflict Symposium in Bethesda, Maryland.

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