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Accession Number ADA567222
Title Maintaining Interoperability in a Target-Rich Environment.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 140p
Personal Author M. L. Ng
Abstract Achieving interoperability in a net-centric environment is fundamental to maximizing the potential of information sharing and effective use of resources in military operations. With the increasing reliance on unmanned platforms worldwide, there is a need to study the limitations of existing Command and Control (C2) Systems in dealing with the increasing number of objects in the operational environment. More C2 system processing power will be required in the future to achieve and maintain a certain level of efficiency and effectiveness in managing and processing the tracks detected. Also, with increasing collaboration between services and allies, interoperability among multiple systems will be mandatory. An additional challenge is the need to exchange target-rich tactical picture information. In this thesis, a systems engineering approach is used to identify the critical factors necessary in a future C2 system to achieve and maintain interoperability in a target-rich environment.
Keywords Command and control systems
Computerized simulation
Data transmission systems
Increasing complexity
Increasing interconnectedness
Information exchange
Joint military activities
Military requirements
Network architecture
Network centric warfare
Systems engineering
Target-rich environments
Technological limitations
Unmanned systems

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
74G - Military Operations, Strategy, & Tactics
45C - Common Carrier & Satellite
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. Dept. of Systems Engineering.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1308
Contract Number N/A

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