Army to test its 'tactical data fabric' at Project Convergence


The Army's tactical data fabric aims to more seamlessly connect commanders with the information they need to make battlefield decisions.

Army set to field new cyber tool to improve situational awareness


The Army last month made a fielding decision for a critical cyber tool that will allow commanders to have a better understanding of their own cyber terrain. The tool, Cyber Situational Understanding, is specifically designed for ground commanders to have better insight into the cyber and electromagnetic landscape to make more informed decisions. The tool is not meant to be used for cyberspace operations. The Army in June approved fielding…

Army equipping National Guard with modernized network equipment


ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The Army has begun equipping National Guard units with new communication and situational awareness technologies that were developed for battlefield use, but could also aid in responding to domestic disasters. “They built capability that’s dual use. It’s built for the Title 10 mission, the warfighter, but it also can be built [and fielded] in a homeland [scenario] because of the technology,” Kenneth McNeill, chief information…