Joint Warfighting Coverage

May 16, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Online Show Coverage

Joint Warfighting 2012 Online Show Daily: Day 1

Quote of the Day: “If you like the complexity and uncertainty of today, you’re really going to like tomorrow.”—Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn, USMC, director, J-7, the Joint Staff

May 16, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Online Show Coverage

Joint Warfighting 2012 Online Show Daily: Day 2

Quote of the Day: “The worst case scenario might be the most likely scenario.”—Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, USA, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The threat to the United States and its allies is greater than ever as destructive weapons become available to more hostile militaries as well as to smaller groups such as terrorists. These weapons can be kinetic or digital, as cyberspace offers the potential for a devastating attack on both the military and the homeland itself.

May 18, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Online Show Coverage

Joint Warfighting 2012 Online Show Daily: Day 3

Quote of the Day: “What if companies like Google were to become national technical means? It’s not a hypothetical question; it’s happening now.”—Michael T. Jones, chief technology advocate for Google Ventures

The information technology revolution that has defined the globalization of society may pale in comparison to its successor in the coming years. New capabilities that build on existing systems will vie with emerging laboratory advances to present military forces with myriad opportunities and challenges.