September 2005

September 2005
By Vice Adm. Herbert A. Browne, USN (Ret.)

The U.S. decision to reduce the number of its forces in Europe has increased the need for interoperable systems among the militaries of the Continent. For decades European

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

An embedded technology will soon allow fighter pilots to engage virtual aircraft and ground targets during airborne training. Installed in the avionics of a basic or advanced

September 2005
By Maryann Lawlor

A long-established military event that originated as an examination of interoperability has evolved into a forum for perfecting the art and science of information sharing. Featuring

September 2005
By Robert K. Ackerman

To get where it wants to go and know what to do when it gets there, the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has incorporated satellite links with a large dose of

September 2005
By Jeff Hawk

A wireless network initiative underway at New Jersey's Fort Dix is extending broadband Internet service to remote training areas while halving the cost compared to the

September 2005
By Jeff Hawk

U.S. Army leaders are chomping at the data bit for ratification of emerging standards that would improve the quality of voice communications over wireless networks and would

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

A new NATO partner nation has entered the international unmanned aerial vehicle market with a multipurpose surveillance platform. Designed for tactical operations, the

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

A French-led industrial consortium is developing Europe's first combat-size stealth aircraft. The program will produce an unmanned aerial vehicle to serve as a testbed to

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

NATO and coalition commanders soon may benefit from a Norwegian-designed data fusion and visualization system. The technology allows satellite imagery, three-

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

The German military is deploying an electronic communications system that allows users to exchange classified information across nonsecure fiber optic networks. Featuring

September 2005
By Henry S. Kenyon

The French army is developing a common operational architecture that will allow all of its command and control systems to interoperate seamlessly. A key part of the initiative is

September 2005
By Robert K. Ackerman

A seven-year-old British military communications agency is bringing both its primary networks and its organizational activities under one umbrella architecture that, if

September 2005
By Robert K. Ackerman

The Portuguese navy has embarked on a modernization program that seeks to incorporate all of the needs of modern network-centric warfare while addressing new mission

September 2005
By Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Verbeck, USAF, Director of Command, Control, Communications and Warfighting Integration, U.S. European Command

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld stated, "We face an enemy that is dispersed throughout the world. It does not operate the same way as a traditional enemy-it has no