To regain the advantage lost in the cyber-realm, the Army aims at modernizing its network and harnessing technologies.
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Marine Corps CIO sees the need for more mobile information technology and better data processing and acquisition processes.
Harnessing industry and international partnerships will reduce costs and increase performance.
High-security Wi-Fi for classified military operations is now available, thanks to improvements in hardware, software and policy.
New radar that tracks both ballistic and cruise missiles provides an additional safeguard for the fleet.
U.S. Army introduces an online multiplayer game that allows soldiers to design the future battlespace.
The military services offer warfighters extensive professional development; unfortunately, many fail to explore all options.
“They’re going to hit us and hit us and hit us, and the only way we’ll be able to survive and to operate through that is to start expanding the level of training and the experience that we have operating with degraded systems or sometimes no systems at all.” —Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman, USA (Ret.), former director of command, control, communications and computers/cyber for the Joint Staff
Using commercial cellphones on the battlefield puts soldiers at risk of demoralizing and potentially deadly propaganda campaigns.
PEO IEW&S seeks enhanced sensors that do not overload the networks and electronic warfare systems that adapt with the threat.
“I need solutions that are simple and intuitive and do not require field service reps, to be very blunt.”-- Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II, USA, commander, III Corps
Future battlefields may include robots, AI, quantum computing and driverless convoys, as well as cyber and other game-changing capabilities.
The Army seeks to define cyber electromagnetic activities (CEMA) formations through pilot projects.
Organizations operating in tactical environments require infrastructure that goes beyond the walls of the data center.
The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) overcomes many of the challenges defense agencies face, including cost, cloud readiness and network flexibility.
The networked force that defines military superiority makes interoperability for coalition operations more than important then ever.
With the battlefield capabilities being wielded by peer adversaries, the Army will need to develop and protect its network to a greater degree than ever.
As with all the military services, the U.S. Army wants to improve its communications-electronics systems to keep up with emerging innovations. But it also faces a looming problem as more systems are plagued by creeping obsolescence.
A significant majority of people support deploying drones rather than manned aircraft into contested territory, according to a study by the Center for a New American Security and the Future of Warfare Initiative.
The U.S. Army is well on its way to meeting federal goals for reducing data centers, cutting about 38 percent across the force and saving the service $56 million, officials state.