Tag Archives: ABMS

USAF Cyber, ISR Unit Eyes Open-Systems ABMS Tech; Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien Quoted

Lt. Gen. Mary O Brien

The U.S. Air Force’s new office for cyber as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations is continuing work to establish the service branch’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS). “Their mission is to defend and ensure electromagnetic spectrum access for the Air Force and DoD activities in support of our national policy objectives and global operations,” said Lt. Gen. Mary O’Brien.

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Gen. Charles Brown: Air Force Faces Data Challenge as it Works on ABMS

Gen. Charles Brown

Gen. Charles "C.Q." Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), said facilitating data access and sharing is the most challenging task the service is facing as it advances the development of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) as part of the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept. 

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Lt. Gen. Clinton Hinote on Linking Army’s Project Convergence, USAF’s ABMS Exercises for CJADC2

Lt. Gen. Clinton Hinote

Lt. Gen. Clinton Hinote, head of the strategy office at the U.S. Air Force, said the Air Force and the U.S. Army will come up with a plan in the next 60 days to link the Project Convergence and the Advanced Battle Management System demonstrations and ensure data sharing to advance the Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control concept.

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DARPA Provides Two Support Tools for Advanced Battle Mgmt System Demo

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contributed two technologies to a demonstration of the U.S. Air Force's new integrated situational awareness system. DARPA said Friday it provided a decision-making support tool and a software integration toolchain to support testing of the Advanced Battle Management System. The demonstration ran from Aug. 31 to Sept. 4.

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USAF Awards Booz Allen Spot on $950M Contract to Support ABMS Development; Khalid Syed Quoted

Khalid Syed

The U.S. Air Force awarded Booz Allen Hamilton a spot on the $950 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to support development of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), the company reported on Monday. Booz Allen has been selected by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s (AFLCMC) Chief Architect Integration Office (CAIO). 

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Air Force Partners With Industry for 5G Testbed Effort at Nellis AFB

5G

The U.S. Air Force has selected a contractor to assist the service branch in efforts to deploy 5G cellular network infrastructure at Nellis AF Base in Nevada. “I need sensors to field a common operating picture, said Gen. Charles Corcoran, commander of the Air Force Warfare Center. 

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Air Force to Integrate ‘Project Maven’ AI Scope Into ABMS; Will Roper Quoted

Will Roper

The U.S. Air Force is transitioning its program office for the Project Maven artificial intelligence effort into the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) portfolio in a push to expand the latter's warfighting scope. “There is no distinction between development systems and warfighting systems anymore in IT,” said Roper. “ABMS and Maven are going to start blurring that line in September.”

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Mitchell Institute’s David Deptula on DoD’s Need for Efficient, Interoperable Joint C2 System

David Deptula

David Deptula, dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies and retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, said the U.S. military must “embrace a new approach” to effectively coordinate joint all-domain command and control (JADC2) operations.

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