Tag Archives: command and control

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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Gen. David Goldfein on Air Force’s Joint All Domain C2 Concept, Operational Squadron Goal

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told Defense News on Monday about his priority to link assets across the joint force to facilitate secure data sharing through the joint all domain command and control concept.

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