Joint Warfighting Features

March 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Adm. James G. Stavridis, USN (c, l), supreme allied commander Europe and commander of the U.S. European Command (EUCOM), speaks to attendees of the Western European Chiefs of Defense conference at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany. NATO command and control (C2) often involves 28 alliance nations and other countries working in coalition operations.

March 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

 

A 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division soldier uses the handheld version of Joint Battle Command-Platform software during an evaluation. The U.S. Army is working to develop and field smaller handheld systems that can replace large bulky communications and networking equipment.

February 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A soldier throws a Recon Robotics-Recon Scout Throwbot XT robot. The 1.2-pound, barbell-shaped robot provides forward-positioned cameras able to capture images from dangerous locations. It is one of three throwable robotic systems being tested in Afghanistan to meet a critical need for warfighters.

November 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. Army captain uses a training application on a mobile device. The Defense Information Systems Agency is studying the possibility of providing mobile devices and services.

The U.S. Defense Department considers centralizing control of mobile devices.

September 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen announces that the NATO defense ministers have approved a reformation plan.

NATO initiates the largest agency realignment in alliance history.