Table of Contents: June 2021


SIGNAL June 2021EXTENDED REALITY
Researchers Adopt a New Perspective on Extended Reality
    Graphics are giving way to a triumph of substance over style. By Robert K. Ackerman

Cyber Institute Probes All Dimensions of Extended Reality
    Researchers study the pros and cons of the virtual world. By George I. Seffers

Army Catches RIDE to Extended Reality Future
    A new tool is used to develop the Tactical Computing Environment.

Augmented Reality Supports Space Advances
    A digital platform aids in spacecraft development and work in orbit. By Kimberly Underwood

NAVY SYSTEMS
Innovation Drives Naval Integration

    Speeding new systems into the service dominates modernization efforts.

Flying Right Into Open Architecture
    The Navy’s acquisition strategy aims at open architectures in aviation programs.

CYBER
Cyber Compliance Is Not Necessarily Cybersecurity

    To succeed, improve defenses at the speed of the threat. By Mark Spangler

SPECIAL INTEREST EDITORIALS
Building a Data-centric DoD Starts with Search

Getting DoD to the Cloud, Faster

Securing DoD Cloud Platforms by Breaking Silos

DISRUPTIVE BY DESIGN
Human Geography and Military Competition
By Maj. Brian Kerg, USMC

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY
Naval Modernization Is an Ambitious Effort Can We Do it?
By Lt. Gen. Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)

AFCEA EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
AFCEA Supports Cybersecurity Education and Certification Maintenance

ON POINT
Q&A With Lewis Shepherd