Tag Archives: C4ISR

The Angela Nettlefold Memorial Appeal For Careers

  The December issue of BATTLESPACE is a Special Issue commemorating the War in Afghanistan and the men and women who fought in it. All proceeds will be donated to SSAFA in aid of The Angela Nettlefold Memorial Fund for … Continue reading

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Apache Helicopters Engage Taliban Fighters: The Need To Strengthen C2ISR

This LiveLeak video is an outstanding example on the importance of our rotary wing assets, particularly in asymmetric conflicts. It illustrates the challenges faced by forces as they attempt to coordinate engagements. As the video chronicles, ground forces with visibility of insurgents, unavailable to … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – SpotterRF Makes Its Debut

SpotterRF is a one-of-a-kind item in that it is the only surveillance radar in existence that will fit in a backpack. SoptterRF weighs a mere 3 pounds for the M80 and 4 pounds for the larger M600C model. The radar operates in … Continue reading

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Elbit Kicks Up The ISR Game One More Notch With ENGAGER…

Elbit Systems introduced today, during a media and analysts visit to its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop, “ENGAGER”- a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system. ENGAGER is designed for day and night operations and is highly suited for missions such as intelligence … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2011 – Communicate

In my last SOFIC 2011 post, I touched on the “Understand” component of Adm. Olson’s vision for USSOCOM post Geronimo EKIA. It is at the heart of everything that USSOCOM does but more importantly it is key to meeting our military and … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2011 – Understand

USSOCOM’s charter calls for near surgical precision; requiring that teams have as complete knowledge of their AOR, area of responsibility, as technology will allow. Cultural, language, situational awareness, surveillance and reconnaissance are essential to mission success. The need to understand dictates that USSOCOM … Continue reading

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Sensors and Lasers

A month or two ago, PEO Soldier posted an interesting video on their site, and since sensors and lasers are part of the C4ISR schema that I’ll be talking about throughout the year, I thought it would be appropriate to … Continue reading

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RESET’s RIPR

I first came across RIPR at the SOFIC Conference and was so impressed by it that I referred to it as “having the potential to revolutionize…” I stand by that remark without reservation or modification. RESET’s powered rail, know in … Continue reading

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