Tag Archives: data sharing

Air Force-MIT Team Tests New Aircraft Data Link; Michael McAuliffe Quoted

Hanscom Air Force Base

A communications technology team at Hanscom Air Force Base has demonstrated a new technology designed to bolster data sharing in the airborne battlefield. The U.S. Air Force said Thursday that its Aerial Networks Division partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory to form the Tactical Data Link Enhancements Team, which tested the new Heimdall tactical data link.

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Air Force Department to Decide on How to Handle Data Sharing; Taylor Flaxington Quoted

Air Force Department

The Department of the Air Force came up with four options to guide the data-sharing activities of both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. The department developed these options based on the results of the Data and Infrastructure Architecture Summit, which commenced in March and ran for two weeks.

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Advanced Battle Management System Moves to New Operational Phase; Gen. Charles Brown Quoted

Gen. Charles Brown

The Department of the Air Force is transitioning the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) into a new operational phase after meeting key standards in the past 18 months. ABMS seeks to help commanders and soldiers expedite sharing of information to achieve decision superiority and serves as the department’s contribution to the Pentagon’s Combined Joint All Domain and Control effort.

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USSOCOM to Address Future Warfare Challenges via Emerging Tech; Gen. Richard Clarke Quoted


U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has planned investments in a range of emerging technologies to address the challenges of future warfare. These technologies include secure data sharing, edge computing and others that can improve USSOCOM's performance in information and electronic warfare. USSOCOM's Hyper-Enabled Operator effort helps the command's operations personnel make information-aided decisions. 

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Matthew Graviss on State Department’s Data Initiatives

Matthew Graviss

Matthew Graviss, chief data officer of the State Department, said he envisions data as a vital asset for both industry and government and that his department plans to establish a one-stop shop for dataset access. According to Graviss, the State Department is working on enlisting more talent and developing the skills of current personnel for data-focused functions.

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CDO Council’s Ted Kaouk on Data-Sharing Initiatives, Interagency Collaboration

Ted Kaouk

Ted Kaouk, chairman of the Chief Data Officers Council, has said that the council’s recently created data sharing working group is assessing needs to balance security and governmentwide data sharing. Kaouk said that the CDO Council is looking at ways to “blend data across agencies” to leverage key information. Kaouk's comments come after the CDO Council submitted its first report to Congress.

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Air Force’s Fifth-Gen Fighter Jets Share Data During gatewayONE Flight Test; Lt. Col. Eric Wright Quoted

USAF gatewayONE test

The U.S. Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor fighter jets were able to share operational data in their native digital “languages” across multiple domains and platforms using the gatewayONE payload during a series of tests held Dec. 9 at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the Air Force reported Monday.

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Nand Mulchandani on JAIC’s Efforts to Counter Adversarial AI

Nand Mulchandani

Nand Mulchandani, chief technology officer of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), said JAIC is working on new approaches on how model and data sharing could come up with a manifest that helps counter cyber attacks that try to hinder or confuse algorithms when it comes to releasing sensitive data.

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CDOs Expect 2021 Federal Data Strategy Action Plan to Include More Data Sharing Opportunities

Federal Data Strategy

The 2021 Federal Data Strategy Action Plan is expected to be released in December 2020 and agency chief data officers intend to see more partnership and data sharing opportunities in the next strategy. Kshemendra Paul said the VA is working with the Department of Defense on a joint analytics and data strategy

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