Announced by the US Army via Twitter on Tuesday that it appointed a new team leader to lead modernization efforts in the service branch’s tactical network.
Maj. Gen. Anthony Potts holds duties as Executive Program Officer for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical-the team responsible for developing, deploying, and managing the Army’s tactical network. He will guide a workforce of more than 1,600 personnel who acquire, deploy, and support communication networks and devices for information dominance on the battlefield.
Previously, Potts led the Army’s Program Executive Officer Soldier, a role he assumed in January 2018. In that job, he played a significant part in helping the Army modernize its tactical network including the use of tracking devices. in the movements of soldiers on the battlefield to give. awareness of the situation has not yet occurred.
Potts will buy Maj. Gen. Robert Collins, who will head to the Pentagon as deputy of acquisition and systems management for assistant secretary of the Army’s acquisition, logistics and technology unit.
The Army did not say when Potts would start in the new role.