Accession Number:

ADA465983

Title:

Information Superiority/Battle Command (Network Centric Warfare Environment)

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

BATTLE COMMAND BATTLE LAB FORT GORDON GA

Report Date:

2004-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

The Battle Command Battle Laboratory is the U.S. Armys test bed for advanced networking and telecommunications experimentation. Over the past two years the lab has conducted a series of experiments focused on the Armys conceptual Future Force network. These experiments were designed to integrate a myriad of network-related study issues into a technical analysis of future network concepts. The results of these experiments provide the analytical underpinnings supporting the viability of transitioning the conceptual design of the Armys Future Force into an actual warfighting entity. The Armys Future Force is designed to be a faster, lighter, but more lethal force than todays force. The Future Force will use information superiority as its premier combat enabler. Information superiority coupled with an ultra-reliable networked Battle Command and Control C2 system will ensure that separate units fight as one. This connectivity and orchestration are performed within a network-centric environment. The Armys view of Network Centric Warfare can be described as the orchestration of integrated successes of its core operational concepts dominant maneuver, precision engagement, focusedjust-in-time logistics, space-to-mud telecommunications, and full dimensional protection, which are all dependent upon information superiority.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Operations Research
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE