Tag Archives: command and control

Proven Endurance, Enhanced Network Assurance

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The Army’s combat-proven Stryker vehicle is now getting a high-speed network upgrade.

By Amy Walker and Nancy Jones-Bonbrest, PEO C3T

Previously relying on the line-of-sight, radio based Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS) for communications, select Strykers are now being equipped for the first time with the satellite-based network communications capabilities of Warfighter Network Information-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 and Blue Force Tracking (BFT) 2. (more…)

The Army’s Evolving Network Backbone: The Benefits of WIN-T Increment 2

By Amy Walker, PEO C3T

This article was originally published in the March 2014 issue of Armor & Mobility.

To meet the Army’s new strategic priorities for readiness, responsiveness and regional engagement, ongoing advancements in the Army’s tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T), are aiding the service in becoming more mobile, modular and adaptable.

“Future military operations will require reliable communications capabilities that can be rapidly deployed anywhere in the world,” said Col. Ed Swanson, project manager for WIN-T. “WIN-T provides the tactical communications equipment and services to support the Army now and in the future. We are continually taking user feedback to enhance the network, while making it easier for soldiers to operate and maintain.”

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