Tag Archives: command and control

Marine Corps Looks to Expand C2, Expeditionary Base Operations

Marine Corps Operations

John Garner, program executive officer for land systems at the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), has said the service branch gears its current acquisition efforts toward expeditionary advance base operations (EABO) and distributed command and control.The Marine Corps is working on a small Common Aviation Command and Control (CAC2) System.

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Gen. Jay Raymond: Space Force Establishing Digital Service, Strategic Roadmap

Gen. Jay Raymond

Gen. Jay Raymond, chief of space operations at the U.S. Space Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Defense News that the service branch is establishing a digital service that leverages the latest technology platforms to provide economic stability and security to the U.S. and its allies.

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Needs Int’l Network, Integrated C2 Ops for Future Warfighting

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, has said the Department of Defense (DoD) needs to establish a coalition framework with international partners. According to Hyten, the DoD should expect the distinct operations of service branches to be blurred or eliminated in the combat space of the future.

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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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U.S. Army Unveils Interim Systems for DoD’s Counter-Drone Capability

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army announced the selection of interim platforms for the Department of Defense’s counter-small unmanned aircraft system (C-sUAS) capability following the completion of assessment and approval of the results by DoD. The interim C-sUAS platforms were categorized into four systems: fixed/semi-fixed systems, mounted/mobile system, dismounted/handheld systems and command and control.

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DoD Unveils Defense Space Strategy; Mark Esper Quoted

Mark Esper

The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched a new strategy that outlines how DoD will advance and leverage space capabilities to compete, deter and counter potential adversaries in the space domain. “This strategy identifies a phased approach on how we are going to achieve the desired conditions in space over the next 10 years,” Esper added. 

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Gerald R. Ford Carrier to Undergo Linking Tests in Atlantic

USS Gerald R. Ford

The U.S. Navy has begun to set the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier for communication system tests that would occur for more than a year in the Atlantic region, Defense One reported Monday. The ship's voice and data link systems will undergo sea trials to demonstrate the ability to perform command and control with other ships.

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