C4ISR
COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTERS, INTELLIGENCE, SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE DECISION SUPPORT AND EXPERIMENTATION  

This Command, Control, Communication and Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Programme seeks to proactively influence, challenge and, when appropriate, to lead the thinking that underpins defence’s strategic planning and key C4ISR Force development and capability management decisions. It encompasses C4ISR analysis, Information System (IS) and C2 concept development and support to contingency operations. ...Read more >

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CHINESE AIRBORNE C4ISR  By China Aerospace Studies Institute

Chinese platforms are not developed in a vacuum. China’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) programs owe a major debt to technology recovered from crashed drones in China and Vietnam. For much of the history of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), it was subject to surveillance by other countries, and at the same time, lacked the capability to consistently monitor areas of strategic interest to it. During the period of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam conflict, U.S. aircraft frequently ...Read more >

50 Pages
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NATO-EU COOPERATION ON C4ISR CAPABILITIES FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT  By Amleto Gabellone

This paper addresses enabling solutions to enhance the NATO and EU cooperation facing the new emergency threats that characterize current crisis scenarios. Military and civilian actors are required to work together and cooperate in order to prevent the escalation to conflict and to avoid or alleviate the consequences of natural or man-made ...Read more >

16 Pages
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IMPROVING THE DECISION SPACE IN C4ISR SYSTEMS  By Ariana Kiken, Matthew Risse

A System of Systems (SoS) leverages a framework or architecture to integrate independent systems and to deliver additional, emergent capability Newer SoS approaches and innovations in technology provide the ability to quickly move large amounts of data among ...Read more >

29 Pages
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DEFINING NATIONAL INTEREST  By Gautam Sen

In The Idea of National Interest (1934), Charles Beard traced the history of the concept of national interest to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when modern nation-states began to crystallise. ...Read more >

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AVIONICS INTELLIGENCE ELECTRONIC WARFARE SYSTEMS   

Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD) is the U.S. Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and ...Read more >

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THE EVOLUTION OF PRECISION STRIKE  By Barry D Watts

This paper endeavors to address how the spread of non-nuclear (or conventional) precision munitions,along with associated sensors and targeting networks, may alter the conduct of war over the next decade or two. ...Read more >

44 Pages
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ABLE ARCHERS TAIWAN DEFENSE STRATEGY IN AN AGE OF PRECISION STRIKE  By IAN EASTON

The importance of Taiwan, due to its strategic position in the heart of East Asia and in the Western Pacific, far exceeds the size of its territory and population. Moreover, Taiwan is a liberal ...Read more >

77 Pages
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