Table of Contents: June 2015


SIGNAL June 2015MARINE CORPS TECHNOLOGIES
Marines Bring the Cloud to the Tactical Edge
    Large-scale efforts are leading to individual warfighter empowerment.

Marine Cloud Aims to Dissipate the Fog of War

Marines, DARPA Sharpen Real-Time Close Air Support
    A prototype proves more precise and quicker in delivering missiles to intended targets.

Smart Glasses to Augment Battlefield Reality for U.S. Marines
    The Office of Naval Research prepares to transition a head-mounted display system.

Marine Corps Communicators Consolidate Training
    The aim is to provide comprehensive instruction in deployment environment.

MILITARY
A New Network Emerges on an Ancient Battleground
    Communicators have looked ahead in developing their system architecture in Iraq.

COGNITIVE COMPUTING
Research Spurs Cognitive Computing Renaissance
    Scientists experience breakthroughs in all areas of artificial intelligence.

Rise of the Machine IQ
    Cognitive computing offers revolutionary changes for warfighters.

DARPA to Bring Chattiness to Computers
    The defense research agency invests in studies to teach machines to communicate with people.

VIEWPOINT
Coastal Catamarans Serve Chinese Littoral Needs
    Their mission is not entirely clear given the other ships serving China's navy.

PEO SPOTLIGHT
Delivering Sea Power Into the Hands of Sailors

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Contract Management Automation and Outsourcing—A New Spin on an Old Problem

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Building the Modern Marine Corps

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Why STEM Education Matters

INCOMING
Floating Bases Are an Old Idea Whose Time May Have Come Again