joint operations

September 3, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Communications shrink the world and connect nearly all of its inhabitants. Countries can no longer afford to operate in a vacuum-and neither can coalition military operations, because their very success depends on interoperability. Practice aims at perfection, and through military exercises and demonstrations, coalition players hone their team-working skills while testing their systems' capabilities. One such event is the Coalition Warfighter Interoperability Demonstration (CWID), which turned 16 this summer and earned its driver's license to try new technology for a more realistic experience.

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.

June 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

March 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

 

The U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) has released its Joint Operating Environment (JOE) 2010 report. The document identifies trends, threats, world context and more for joint force leaders to consider in their future planning. One item that could have an effect on how forces
operate in the future is the production and availability of oil.

May 2010
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Magazine

May 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

U.S. Marines from the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, battle a virtual enemy through the Future Immersive Training Environment (FITE) at Camp Lejeune. A team from the U.S. Joint Forces Command created the joint capability technology demonstration to determine the most effective way to train young recruits.

May 2009
By Henry S. Kenyon

 
The goal of the Joint Warfighting Center’s Mission Rehearsal Exercises (MRX) is to train the headquarters staff of joint task forces to operate effectively when they deploy. Lessons learned from previous deployments are applied to provide realistic training scenarios for the MRX.
Event confronts regional issues, humanitarian operations under difficult circumstances.

June 2008
By Robert K. Ackerman

 
A U.S. soldier peers through a narrow doorway on a reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan. Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) is becoming even more important as U.S. forces adjust to fighting an asymmetric enemy.
The change must be fundamental to deal with an unconventional enemy.

June 2008
By Maryann Lawlor

June 2008
By Rita Boland

April 2007
By Rita Boland

April 2007
By Maryann Lawlor

August 2005
By Jeff Hawk

 
Web-equipped warriors will have the ability to report and retrieve updated field information via a personal handheld device if the Joint Battle Command Bridge passes an Army test slated for late next year.
Experiment tests new system to connect today’s platforms to tomorrow’s networks.

August 2005
By Cheryl Lilie

 
The U.S. Joint Forces Command Joint Experimentation Directorate, developed, modified and installed an information-sharing portal for Multi-National Force–Iraq in Baghdad in less than a year.
Disparate people, data come together through Web tool.

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