ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Senior leaders from the Army’s science and technology community visited the Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Center for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center Nov. 6 to learn about modernization initiatives the Center is pursuing.
Army Futures Command Chief Technology Officer Dr. Ronald Sega and Army Science Board Chairman Dr. Leonard Braverman participated in discussions and demonstrations focused on modular open systems architecture; assured position, navigation and timing; the Integrated Tactical Network; and signals intelligence.
C5ISR Center Director Patrick O’Neill explained the C4ISR/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards, or CMOSS, project will ensure technologies “come together cohesively and consistently.” This will be accomplished by converging select warfighting capabilities — such as mission command, electronic warfare and signals intelligence — into one system, versus the current method of integrating a multitude of physical components into vehicles. … Read More
Known as TCE, the Tactical Computing Environment is a map-based software application that provides Soldiers a common visualization of the battlefield; it is also enabling Army trainers to see Soldier movements and actions during training.
“This software was designed to facilitate mission command — the warfighting function that relies on commanders and subordinates being able to take informed, decisive action based on their knowledge and understanding of activities in the operational area,” said Dex Brewer of the Army's Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center, or C5ISR Center, where the software was developed. … Read More