U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has been appointed to serve as PEO for command, control and communications-tactical effective Jan. 31, C4ISRNET reported Monday.
He will succeed Gary Martin, who has held theÂ PEO C3T position since June 2015 and will retire after a more than three-decade civilian career at the service branch.
Bassett will help manage the $6 billion Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program that serves as the Army’sÂ information technology platform for battlefield missions.
A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland on Jan. 30, the report noted.
Bassett supported the operations of various Army units such as theÂ Army Acquisition Corps,Â the Future Combat Systems Network and the Program Executive Office for Combat Support and Combat Service Support.