Accession Number:

ADA210540

Title:

Communications Data Base (CDB). Phase 3 (with Software Documentation)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY SIGNAL CENTER AND FORT GORDON GA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-03-30

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The Communications Data Base CDB has been developed by the Signal Center SIGCEN to be used as an analytical tool supporting various studies and analysis applications, both auto-and manual. The CDB describes mission essential communications requirements for a set of organizations notionally comprising a US Theater in a North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO environment. Communications requirements are expressed in terms of needlines in the CDB. A needline is a set of related data elements describing a need to exchange information between two or more battlefield communicators. The Reports introduction discusses the reasons for developing the CDB and the data bases importance to Army tactical communications analysis. The background section describes earlier attempts to quantify tactical communications requirements and CDB strategies to overcome previous difficulties. Also included is an important discussion for the CDB and its relation to the Network Assessment Model NAM and the Operational Facilities OPFAC Data Base.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE