Before units can administer the new assessment to soldiers, they still will need battalion sets of special fitness equipment.
The Army just completed in late September a year-long field test of the ACFT, involving about 60 battalions of soldiers.
View the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) standards here.
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To pass the two-mile run portion of the APFT, ACFT and graduate Basic Combat Training, soldiers must score at least 50.
The Army may do away with making sergeant promotions dependent on high Army Combat Fitness Test scores.
The knee injuries, back problems and other woes far outpace any other reasons for lost duty.