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Will Roper Addresses U.S. Air Force Agile Development Into 2021

Will Roper

Will Roper, the assistant secretary of acquisition, technology and logistics and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently discussed how the U.S. Air Force should leverage data, IT and agility to remain competitive against adversaries across the digital landscape. Roper noted that federal acquisition heads should bring deep technology expertise that extends to modern software development

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall: Joint Staff to Assess JADC2 Gaps

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, who leads the the Joint Staff's command and control (C2) group or J6, said the military intends to analyze requirements of a planned multi-domain C2 approach, Breaking Defense reported Monday. As the military plans to implement an integration of sensors and weapon systems through the Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) approach. 

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Timothy Grayson: DARPA Envisions Modular, Customizable Approach for DoD’s Joint Operations

Timothy Grayson

Timothy Grayson, director of the strategic technology office within the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), said DARPA wants to address the military's joint operational goals with an approach where systems can be flexibly arranged instead of following an existing structure. DOD envisions JADC2 as a networked integration between multiple weapon systems and communications. 

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Greg Allen: Acquisition Authority in FY 2021 Defense Policy Bill to Help JAIC Move Faster

Greg Allen

Greg Allen, chief of strategy and communications at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), if signed into law, would provide JAIC acquisition authority and enable it to move faster. 

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Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider on Role of Space in Joint All-Domain C2

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider, acting chief technology and innovation officer (CTIO) for the U.S. Space Force, said space is at the center of the Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept. She added that JADC2 is “grounded in space” and noted that the service will continue to improve and evolve the Unified Data Library (UDL).

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David Spirk on DoD’s Data Strategy, Joint All Domain C2 Concept

David Spirk

David Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD developed its data strategy with the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept in mind, Federal News Network reported Friday. “When you lay the data strategy out and you really go to the principles inside of it, it’s about creating operational advantage and efficiencies," said Spirk.

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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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Army Emphasizes Importance of Collaboration in New C2 Effort; John Murray Quoted

Gen. John Murray

U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) hosted a virtual event where members of the defense industry and academia discussed a project that aims to bolster joint all-domain command and control. The Army's Project Convergence will leverage partnerships with industry, academia and joint force partners to exceed adversaries in terms of C2 performance. 

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FY2021 NDAA Directs DoD to Brief Congress on CJADC2 Progress, Resource Allocations

Department of Defense

Congress has mandated Pentagon officials to submit quarterly reports that will brief the House and Senate defense committees on steps taken to advance the Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) effort. The DoD must also provide a resource allocation report for CJADC2 and validate program requirements by April 21, 2021.

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