TechNet Land Forces South Featured

July 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. Army soldier uses the Joint Capabilities Release of Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) during a U.S. exercise. The Army is reconfiguring its networking to reflect an overall force shift back to the U.S. mainland.

Domestic basing and cyber operations dominate service networking issues.

July 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

A U.S. Stryker Brigade destroys an abandoned compound in Hutal, Afghanistan. The Army soon will begin fielding a fully integrated mobile network capability to brigade combat teams
headed to Afghanistan.

June 2012
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman, SIGNAL Magazine

 

 

A pair of French helicopters prepares to take off from a forward operating base in Afghanistan. The Eurocorps is looking to lead the way to developing a rapid deployment capability that can configure multinational units into a coherent force that can operate across national lines.

May 2012
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The U.S. Defense Department’s "Joint Operational Access Concept" (JOAC) addresses the threat of future enemies using anti-access/area-denial capabilities to prevent U.S. forces from operating freely in combat theaters. Preparing in advance to thwart these activities and projecting force will increase U.S. successes during forthcoming battles.

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.