AUSA Conference Wire: Connect Everything

New: a weapons-testing lab just for networking. Coming up: a wargame featuring a battalion of unmanned vehicles.

As the Army gears up for an uber-connected future, it should run every new weapon and piece of equipment through a special lab to test its ability to plug into the battle network, says Lt. Gen. James M. Richardson, deputy commanding general for combat development at Army Futures Command. Technology Editor Patrick Tucker also reports on a wargame coming next summer that will test an entire battalion of unmanned vehicles. Watch.