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March 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

March 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) features a three-tier classified watch center that includes cybersecurity and threat analysis tools such as the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team EINSTEIN program.

March 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

February 2, 2010
Robert K. Ackerman

Every type of sociological, economic and military transformation is creating exponentially greater uncertainties.

February 3, 2010
By Maryann Lawlor and Robert K. Ackerman

The how may be more elusive than the funding for it.

February 4, 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman and Maryann Lawlor

But much remains to be done as the service adjusts to a new era.

All the chief of naval operations did on the last day of West 2010 was describe the future U.S. Navy and its top requirements. Adm. Gary Roughead, USN, told an overflow audience at the three-day event’s final luncheon that the Navy will be built around information, in both technology and practice.

“Our way forward must be centered on information and how we use it,” Adm. Roughead declared.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman

 

A U.S. Air Force Minotaur rocket launches TacSat-3 and two other research satellites into orbit from Wallops Island, Virginia. Future Air Force satellites may be smaller and more numerous to provide greater flexibility of operation.

Even with long-term vision, scientists plan for the unexpected technology edge.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010
By Rita Boland

Tuesday, February 02, 2010
By Robert K. Ackerman

Tuesday, February 02, 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon

 

The Polish armed forces (PAF) are currently upgrading their command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems to better interoperate with NATO forces. Experience based on operations in Afghanistan has provided valuable lessons about coalition operations in an austere environment.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon

 

An F-16CJ with a modified sensor pod was used as a nontraditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platform during the annual Empire Challenge exercise.

Modified sensor system promises to turn any aircraft into intelligence-gathering assets.

Tuesday, January 02, 2010
By Rita Boland

Tuesday, January 02, 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon

 

The major goal of the Interagency Shared Situational Awareness (IASSA) experiment was to provide commanders with an enhanced ability to share information. U.S. Joint Forces Command, which hosted the event, discovered that many of the technical hurdles to information sharing were easily overcome.

Tuesday, January 02, 2010
By Henry S. Kenyon

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