Communications and Imaging Technology: Revolutionizing Command and Control of the Future Battlefield
Master's thesis 1 Aug 90-7 Jun 91,
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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This thesis examines the effects and relationships that communications and imaging technology have on Airland Battle and Airland Battle Future doctrine. The thesis uses secondary analysis as the research methodology for its comparisons between current Airland Battle and Airland Battle Future doctrine. The study relied upon the expertise of the Future Battle Laboratory personnel in investigating future communications and imaging technologies. Among the conclusions which could be drawn from this investigation are 1 Communications and imaging technology is revolutionizing command and control of the current and future battlefield. 2 ATCCS does not provide the bandwidth required to support real-time imaging to all players on the battlefield. 3 Support for Airland Battle Future command and control requirements necessitates continued advancement in communications technologies. This thesis includes definitions of the Army Tactical Command and Control System as well as technical definitions of communications and imaging systems.
- Command, Control and Communications Systems