TechNet Land Forces South 2012

July 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

The U.S Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility is more tumultuous than ever, and the military leaders overseeing U.S. efforts there actively work to mitigate the major disruptive factors.

July 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Markets in the United States and Europe are down, but plenty of places around the globe are still eager to buy from defense contractors, and those companies that want to be of value to the U.S. Defense Department need to sell worldwide.

July 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Competitors in the PlugFest at TechNet Land Forces South learned their rankings in a special ceremony today.

July 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Reconstruction efforts can make the difference between whether military forces return to a country after leaving or industry moves in to build up an economy.

July 12, 2012
By Rita Boland

Unless the U.S. military starts moving toward a cloud and consolidates services, it never will place a network in the field. Brig. Gen. Lawrence Wayne Brock III, USAR, deputy commanding general, 335th Signal Command (Theater), made that statement during his discussion about successes, challenges and the way ahead for in-theater communications at TechNet Land Forces South in Tampa, Florida.

July 11, 2012
By Rita Boland

Mobility is the major game-changing trend over the course of the next five years, but securing it will pose a range of challenges. Members of the industry panel today at TechNet Land Forces South in Tampa, Florida, brought out their crystal balls to forecast the communications landscape five years from now and how the defense industry can prepare for the upcoming changes.

July 11, 2012
By Rita Boland

Priorites and acquistion methods are shifting for the U.S. Army chief information officer/G-6. Industry should be ready for new requests for proposal.

July 11, 2012
By Rita Boland

The former C-6 of Regional Command Southwest took home some valuabe lessons learned and has suggestions for future coalition/interagency environments.

July 11, 2012
By Rita Boland

The vice commander of U.S Special Operations Command discusses how special operations and key technology assets fit into the future of warfighting under upcoming budget cuts.

July 10, 2012
By Rita Boland

The military and law enforcement are using new technology to do their jobs and work together better. Unfortunately, so are the bad guys.

July 10, 2012
By Rita Boland

The chief information officer of U.S Special Operations Command outlines challenges, what keeps him awake at night and how the private sector can help.