January 2007

January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

January 2007
By Cmdr. Gregory E. Glaros, USN (Ret.)

Research and education are the foundation for the unknown challenges of tomorrow.

Our disabled veterans should know that their sacrifice brings opportunity and their efforts today will be rewarded with lifelong personal growth tomorrow through continued service to their government. We must seek to replenish the science and technology labor force in government with wounded veterans, not only for their sake but for our own continued survival.

January 2007
By Robert K. Ackerman

 
Adm. William J. Fallon, USN, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, gives the leadoff address at TechNet Asia-Pacific 2006.
Terrorism and technology dominate changes in U.S., coalition operations.

January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

 
Bulgaria’s armed forces are facing modernization challenges, according to Vice Adm. Emil Lyutskanov, BU N, first deputy chief of the Bulgarian General Staff.
Planning for scenarios in multinational environments improves potential for success in business and battle.

January 2007
By Rita Boland

Personnel need education, defined goals to make loosely coupled Web services a benefit to government.

January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

Deployable technology allows instant networks in disaster areas, battlefields.

A telecommunications system that connects military and commercial radios and telephones into a single encrypted network is enabling warfighters and first responders to communicate securely with each other. Based on commercial technologies, the compact, portable solution establishes a cellular network that can support both military and disaster recovery operations.

January 2007
By Maryann Lawlor

 
Cpl. Kelvin Brodie, USMC, checks radio equipment inside his high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle at Camp Blue Diamond in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Analysis of U.S. Marine Corps vehicles and communications equipment in Iraq reveals that the protracted engagement there is affecting overall military readiness.
Researchers describe short- and long-term costs of drawn-out conflicts.

January 2007
By Lt. Gen. Jack Woodward, USAF (Ret.), and Ryan M. LaSalle

 

The era of network-centric warfare combines precision operations, agile ground forces, unprecedented surveillance and real-time communications that connect diverse forces in remote locations. A new technology-based approach may consolidate available data in a way that allows commanders and logisticians to predict outcomes mathematically.
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January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

January 2007
By Rita Boland

January 2007
By Henry S. Kenyon

January 2007
By Vice Adm. Herbert A. Browne, USN (Ret.)

Governments, militaries and businesses worldwide are in the midst of various types of transformations. AFCEA members can be pleased with their own association’s embrace of change. It always is important for an organization such as ours to transform as nations around the globe adjust to the dynamic information age as well as the changing nature of conflict and security amid the Global War on Terrorism.