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DARPA Provides Two Support Tools for Advanced Battle Mgmt System Demo

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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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Mark Esper: 5G Key to Pentagon’s Joint All-Domain C2

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Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the development of 5G will play a key role in DoD’s Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept. “This technology can enhance something as simple as virtual reality training or as ambitious as the connectivity of systems for JADC2,” Esper said. 

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

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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

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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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Gen. David Goldfein: USAF Progresses in Dev’t of Advanced Battle Management System

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Gen. David Goldfein, the U.S. Air Force chief of staff, said the service branch is moving forward to develop the Advanced Battle Management System, a new integrated situational awareness platform, addressing a certain report by the Government Accountability Office, C4ISRnet reported Thursday. Goldfein’s statement addresses a GAO report that USAF does not have a detailed plan to develop and implement ABMS.

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