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DOD Officials Hold Discussion on Joint All-Domain C2 Strategy, Data Standards; David Spirk, Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall Quoted

David Spirk

Military leaders and senior executive service members within the Department of Defense met Tuesday at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for a data summit to discuss the Joint All-Domain Command and Control strategy, data standards, access management, data security and application programming interfaces. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, director of the Joint Staff J-6, hosted the summit and called the meeting a “stage-setting event."

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Air Force’s Jazmin Furtado, Chris Dylewski on Moving Beyond Service-Wide AI Innovation

F-16 Fighter Jet

U.S. Air Force officials Capt. Jazmin Furtado and Capt. Chris Dylewski have said the service branch must position itself to address emerging artificial intelligence threats to avoid lagging behind in the global competitive landscape. Furtado and Dylewski’s comments come after the Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency completed the AlphaDogfight trials which assessed the performance of AI-enabled fighter aircraft.

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Air Force, Joint Leaders Discuss Command & Control Pursuits at Annual Summit

U.S. Air Force

The Department of the Air Force gathered leaders from both its service branches to standardize joint all-domain command and control processes at this year's annual C2 Summit. The event ran from Jan. 12 to 13th at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, with the participation of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force and joint senior leaders.

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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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