Accession Number:

ADA465747

Title:

Network Centric Warfare Case Study: U.S. V Corps and 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) During Operation Iraqi Freedom Combat Operations (Mar-Apr 2003). Volume 2: Command, Control, Communications and Computer Architectures

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

143.0

Abstract:

This study is designed to further the examination of the tenets of Network Centric Warfare NCW, which hypothesizes that a robustly networked force improves information sharing, collaboration, quality of information, and shared situational awareness resulting in significantly increased mission effectiveness. This volume is the second of a three volume set produced by the United States Army War College in conjunction with the Office of Force Transformation, Office of the Secretary of Defense. This volume is meant to provide the military reader with three insights 1 to provide a historical view of the advances in technology that ultimately enabled a computer communications network 2 to encapsulate the Army command, control, communications, and computer C4 architecture for V Corps and 3 ID during the two specific time frames referred to as pre-OIF and OIF-1 3 to examine future communications programs that are underway for the next generation of C4 architecture with respect to the ability of the DoD acquisition process to keep pace with the rapid advances in technology.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE