Cover stories


DOD's reliance on commercial satellites hits new zenith

The military's ad hoc reliance on commercial satellites is prolonging efforts to meet warfighters' urgent demands for bandwidth.

New threats compel DOD to rethink cyber strategy

The Defense Department's diversity remains its Achilles' heel in the race to improve information assurance.

Parke

Army's Go Mobile puts big computing power into soldiers' pockets

The Army is readying a mobile kit based on smart phones that will give soldiers access to the online resources of the Army Knowledge Online portal from anywhere in the world.

Military leaders accelerate C4ISR integration

Efforts to improve command, control, communications, and computer systems and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities is taking on new urgency.

Gary Winkler

Next-gen biometric ID system helps combat terrorism

Gary Winkler, program executive officer of the Army's Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.

Col. Tim Skinner

Flight Plan transforms Air Force ISR

Col. Tim Skinner, chief of the Air Force's ISR Plans and Integration Division, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.

Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence

Netcom, GNEC directives transform Army LandWarNet

Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence, commanding general of the Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.

Col. Earl Noble

Business process management strengthens AKO/DKO portal

Col. Earl Noble, Army Knowledge Online project manager, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.