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.

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.

Vice Adm. H. Denby Starling

Navy's Fleet Cyber Command 'right action at the right time'

Vice Adm. H. Denby Starling II, commander of the Naval Network Warfare Command, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.

Army Brig. Gen. Thomas Cole

Integrated sensor-derived data drives battlefield success

Brig. Gen. Thomas Cole, program executive officer of the Army's Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.

Jeffrey Sorenson

GNEC, NCS power Army's global network

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, Army chief information officer, answers the question: What was the most important C4ISR development of the past year and why.