Network-centric Warfare: Revolution or Passing Fad?

Richardson, Doug
October 2004
Armada International;Oct/Nov2004, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p62
Focuses on developments in the use of network-centric warfare, as of October 2004. Contribution of advances in sensors and precision-guided weapons to the development of network-centric warfare; Effect of an increase in information provided to battlefield commanders on military decision-making; Role of a network in providing digital connectivity between the intelligence source and the strike aircraft. INSETS: What Do Others Call It?;Meanwhile Back at Base....


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