Futures Command

ARMY IMPROVES POWER PLANNING SOFTWARE TO GAIN EFFICIENCIES

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. —The Army has delivered improved software this year that is helping units model and analyze power layouts for command posts, field hospitals and tactical operations centers.

The Auto Distribution Illumination System Electrical, or AutoDISE, software is designed to enhance a unit’s ability to assess, plan and implement tactical power infrastructure. Army planners, engineers and units can use the modeling results to optimize power performance, increase the efficiency of power infrastructure and improve reliability.  

The Army’s Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center — or C5ISR Center — developed the system in support of Army Project Manager Expeditionary Energy and Sustainment Systems in 2000. Feedback from the field has driven advancements; today, it is used by approximately 2,600 Department of Defense service members around the world … Read More

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C5ISR CENTER INTEGRATING FIRST SET OF ARMY EXPEDITIONARY COMMAND-POST COMPONENTS

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. —The Army achieved a significant milestone in its initiative to field expeditionary command posts by completing initial designs and launching the integration phase.

The Army’s Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Center — also known as the C5ISR Center — is leading the applied engineering and design of 12 integrated vehicle and shelter command post systems as part of a larger modernization effort across the service. This will create a new, cohesive command post structure with a reduced footprint in lieu of legacy, large tent-based command posts.

The Command Post Integrated Infrastructure, or CPI2, program — managed by the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical under the Army’s command post network modernization line of effort — brings together dozens of C5ISR infrastructure components to provide flexibility, mobility and adaptability to move quickly and maintain continuity of operations … Read More

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