Pentagon Takes Major Step Toward Battlespace System Harmonization

Barnard, Richard C.
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p12
Focuses on the Pentagon's "family" of operational pictures that is intended to bring order and harmony to its targeting and battle management systems. Problem of fratricide created by the wide variety of operational pictures in use by the military services; Taming of the Global Command and Control Systems which links other systems together; Importance of interoperability in achieving improvements in precision engagement. INSET: FIOP Facts.


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