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RAF warns of data loss dangers

26th February 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Senior leadership of the RAF have raised fears of data loss from accelerated data transfer techniques, but expect that key airborne C2 procurement decisions will pay dividends in winning a fight for ‘information dominance’ over adversaries.

‘When you’re integrating swift data transfer mechanisms into things that you really care about, you’ve got to be very careful because you can lose everything,’ AVM Ian Gale, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff at the RAF, told Shephard on 24 February.

‘Look at Huawei in the UK,’ he added, suggesting the difficulties of swift data implementation are troublesome elsewhere and a reference to

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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