Tag Archives: Warfighter Information Network- Tactical

New Unit Promotes Rapid Comms Deployment Across Army

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A new unit is helping the U.S. Army utilize rapid deployment of communications to modernize its tactical network, C4ISRNet reported Wednesday. The Expeditionary Signal Battalion-Enhanced is being deployed worldwide to provide comms systems support to other units in the field. 

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Report: Army Deploys Lighter Version of Tactical Network

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The U.S. Army has begun to deploy a lighter variant of its tactical network called the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical as part of a plan to field the on-the-move communications platform to priority light infantry units over the next years, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul Mehney, an Army spokesman, told Defense News that …

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Maj. Gen. David Bassett Named Army Tactical C3 PEO

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U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has been appointed to serve as PEO for command, control and communications-tactical effective Jan. 31, C4ISRNET reported Monday. He will succeed Gary Martin, who has held the PEO C3T position since June 2015 and will retire after a …

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Army to Conduct Service Analysis of Military Battlefield Networks

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Gen. Mark Milley, U.S. Army chief of staff, has launched a service analysis of the military branch’s battlefield networks in response to congressional concerns over a future mobile satellite communications network, Defense Systems reported Tuesday. The report said the Army seeks to determine how the future Warfighter Information Network–Tactical infrastructure can be …

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Army to Field Disaster Response Comms Tech Suite

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The U.S. Army prepares to implement a network communications tool suite designed to help the Army National Guard soldiers communicate with first responders in the event of a natural disaster or other critical situation. ARNG said Monday the Disaster Incident Response Emergency Communications Terminal will offer internet and commercial phone access as well as commercial …

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Army to Test Updated WIN-T Operations Toolset This Spring

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The U.S. Army intends to evaluate a new suite of tactical network operations tools designed to help soldiers manage voice, data and video communications in the battlefield. An updated NetOps toolset is scheduled to undergo operational tests as part of a Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 3 follow-on demonstration this spring at the Army’s Network …

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Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn: Programs of Record, Expeditionary Comms Systems Needed for Situational Awareness

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U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn has said in an interview expeditionary forces need both programs of record equipment like the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical and expeditionary communications tools to be able to get and share situational awareness. “The program of record equipment that we get is valuable for sustained operations,” Flynn, …

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