November 2006

November 2006
By Henry S. Kenyon

 
The MRC-200 Tactical Repeater System is designed to extend the range of modern multiband handheld radios. The repeater is manportable, but it also can be installed in vehicles for mobile operations.
Tactical system is designed to support modern multiband equipment.

November 2006
By Col. Jennifer L. Napper, USA, Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, U.S. Pacific Command

Which emerging technology will have the biggest impact on your organization in the future?

November 2006
By Col. Harry H. Blanke III, USAF

 
A U.S. Forces Korea operator electronically draws out schemes of maneuver using SMART Technologies software.
Building tensions in the region accentuate the need for common operational picture.

November 2006
By Rita Boland

 
An element of the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) is undergoing developmental testing at U.S. Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA), Camp Pendleton, California. The Marine Corps expects to field the system in fiscal year 2008.
Technology combines disparate command and control subsystems and makes them mobile.

November 2006
By Rita Boland

 
Speech-to-speech translation software, such as SRI International’s IraqComm system, allows people speaking different languages to communicate without a human interpreter. IraqComm translates spoken English into spoken Iraqi Arabic and has undergone an investigative fielding in Iraq.
A technology undergoing investigation provides communications capabilities without human translators.

November 2006
By Vice Adm. Herbert A. Browne, USN (Ret.)

The tactical level of the Global War on Terrorism is having a greater effect on the war’s strategic outcome than we ever would have predicted. Rather than being an issue of doctrine or force structure, this is largely an information technology issue. Today, information gathering and information transfer occur blindly from the tactical level to the strategic level.

November 2006
By Robert K. Ackerman

 
A soldier with the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team walks past a carved marble wall during a patrol in Sadr City, Iraq. The U.S. Army–Pacific is contributing forces to Iraq concurrent with its own missions in the vast Asia-Pacific region.
Diverse challenges amid wartime support strain plans for protecting one-third of the Earth.

November 2006
By Rita Boland

November 2006
By James C. Bussert