Starting from 2006, subsequent efforts at security sector reform in South Sudan, encapsulated in a policy dubbed Objective Force
2017, focused on trimming the size of the SPLA and professionalising the army.
The events focused on media ethics and the idea that the media should not promote conflict but rather be an objective force
that gives both sides a fair chance to be heard.
In October 1999, then Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) General Eric Shinseki introduced the Army's transformation strategy which was intended to convert all of the Army's divisions (called Legacy Forces) into new organizations called the Objective Force
. General Shinseki's intent was to make the Army lighter, more modular, and--most importantly--more deployable.
The AICGM represents the objective force
structure and associated task crosswalk for MI in the transformation force.
The vision, which became the Stryker Brigade Combat Team, called for an immediate off-the-shelf solution to stimulate the development of doctrine, organizational design, and leader training as the Army began to develop new technologies to field the objective force
. The Army's response to this challenge was to initiate a revolutionary acquisition program that utilizes an innovative system development paradigm called a Lead Systems Integrator (LSI).
This strategy encompassed a Legacy Force, an Interim Force, and an Objective Force
. On Sept.
(2) The Future Force, formerly called the Objective Force
, is anticipated to be a highly mobile, light armored force with previously unheard-of intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, emphasizing maneuver and stand-off precision firepower to eliminate enemy forces from long range.
"The Army has high expectations for aviation propulsion systems and propulsion technology in the objective force
," said Paul Bogosian, deputy program executive officer for aviation, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony in 2002.
"To symbolize the Army's commitment to transforming itself into the Objective Force
, the Army will adopt the black beret for wear Armywide.
The system was designed to interface with the US Army's Diagnostic Improvement programme and be scalable to today's and future Objective Force
Condition-Based maintenance initiatives.
In a time of transformation, Army installations must be able to support the capabilities of the Current Force, the emerging Stryker Force, and the future Objective Force
. To achieve this flexibility, the stationing strategy presents a set of principles to govern Army stationing decisions.
Our society is well into the age of information, and our Army is describing and moving quickly toward the interim force, while developing concepts and articulating requirements for the "Objective Force
" (that is, a superior, agile force leveraging technology and knowledge management).