“We will prioritize solutions which optimize smaller, lighter, more lethal, yet more reliable, fuel efficient and more survivable options … we intend to transform the Army, all components, into a standard design … that [will] allow us to put a combat capable brigade anywhere in the world in 96 hours once we have received execute liftoff, a division on the ground in 120 hours, and five divisions in 30 days.”

General Eric K. Shinseki

Chief of Staff of the Army (1999-2003)