Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Information Architecture for the Battlefield
DEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD WASHINGTON DC
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This Defense Science Board Summer Study Task Force was charged to make recommendations for implementing an information architecture that would enhance combat operations by providing commanders and forces at all levels with required information displayed for assimilation. The Task Force was instructed to focus on information support to the theater or joint task force commander in preparation for and during combat operations. The global security environment provided the background for understanding the information needs of warfighting commanders in scenarios likely to occur in the coming decade. Based upon this environment, the Task Force assessed four aspects of information architecture for the battlefield the use of information in warfare the use of information warfare, both offensive and defensive the business practices of the Department of Defense DoD in acquiring and using battlefield information systems and the underlying technology required to develop and implement these systems. This report provides detailed analysis and supporting rationale for the findings and recommendations of the Task Force.
- Computer Systems
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Command, Control and Communications Systems