Air Force, Army, Navy Conduct Joint Demo of Advanced Battle Management System

The U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy held a three-day joint exercise to demonstrate the capabilities of a suite of tools designed to augment situational awareness capabilities.

The service branches employed the Advanced Battle Management System and the Joint All-Domain Command and Control approach in response to a cruise missile attack simulated by a QF-16 Full Scale Aerial Target, USAF said Friday.

The JADC2 approach will enable the U.S. military and its allies to conduct missions within land, air, space and cyber domains. The Air Force noted a tool within ABMS will simultaneously receive, incorporate and manage large volumes of data to help achieve the approach.

“In order to develop the right capability that the operator needs at speed, we partner with combatant commanders every four months to ensure that what we are building addresses the array of challenges presented by the National Defense Strategy across the globe,” said Preston Dunlap, chief architect at the Air Force.

USAF eyes to conduct joint exercises every four months to address the results of each demonstration.

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