The U.S. Army's New Fitness Test Has Two Things in Mind: Russia and China

The U.S. Army's New Fitness Test Has Two Things in Mind: Russia and China

After years of low-intensity conflict, the U.S. military is shifting to focus on near-peer competition—and tailoring its physical fitness requirements accordingly.

Emma Moore is a Research Assistant on the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at Center for a New American Security.

This article originally appeared at Task & Purpose. Follow Task & Purpose on Twitter. This article first appeared in 2019.

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