Now where did you put that laptop? You’d better look harder. A soon-to-be published HQDA Execution Order will direct the Army to locate, identify and categorize its information technology (IT) assets as part of an overall strategy to optimize resources and increase force protection.
The task seemed simple enough: The U.S. military services should use a technological edge to adapt forces to whatever type of fight came to pass. They were prodded by an impatient secretary of defense who saw information technology as the means to win conventional wars quickly with less force. But,
With the ongoing conflicts in
Intelligence sales grow faster than those to defense and civilian agencies.
When he is not selling software to federal agencies and major corporations, Curt Kolcun likes to unwind on his 26-acre “farm” near the historic town of Leesburg, Virginia, about 40 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The capital commute sometimes can seem like capital punishment, but Kolcun doesn’t seem to mind.
The key to the future overhead may lie at our feet.
A Delta II booster launches a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) payload into orbit. The NRO is revamping its ground architecture to enable its space-based assets to suit burgeoning new warfighter missions.
Innovative technologies help create joint solutions at the speed of war.
Visitors to the Joint Intelligence Laboratory (JIL) in Suffolk, Virginia, view a virtual reality demonstration. The JIL is part of the Joint Transformation Command for Intelligence, U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM).
Efforts will replace outdated technology and offer redundancy and survivability.
Workers install a microwave tower at Kunsan Air Base, Korea, as part of the Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems’ Digital Microwave Upgrade program.
Multinational partnership connects militaries and other agencies early to improve cooperation before disaster strikes.
U.S. military, U.S. civilian and German military Multinational Planning Augmentation Team (MPAT) planners update relief operations during the Southeast Asia tsunami response effort.
A vast region taxes the full range of human expertise.
A U.S. Army staff sergeant (r) helps train Indonesian soldiers in a Warrior Leader Course. Designed to build more effective noncommissioned officers, this training program is one of many undertaken by the U.S. Army, Pacific to strengthen ties between the Army and friendly forces throughout the large Asia-Pacific region.
U. S. Pacific Command-managed efforts focus on multinational cooperation, shared standards.
The U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) manages a number of initiatives promoting multinational information sharing. Because interoperability is a key factor for coalition operations, exercises such as this year’s RIMPAC bring together forces from across the region to hone their command and control capabilities.