TITLE

Urban Operations Challenge Shows Limits of U.S., Allied ISR Capability

AUTHOR(S)
Keeter, Hunter C.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the limitations of the U.S. and coalition forces' intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities in supporting urban operations as seen in the violence which occurred at al Fallujah, Iraq in April 2004. Problems with ISR in urban settings; Difficulty of linking overhead sensors and precision ammunitions to warfighters; Huge investments needed for the command, control, communications, computers ISR service. INSET: ISR: Achilles' Heel of Urban Operations.
ACCESSION #
13126592

 

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