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AUSA 2017: WIN-T fiasco presents opportunities

2nd October 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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The US Army’s decision to all but end the Warfighter Information Network–Tactical (WIN-T) programme could now see other industry players, including relative newcomers, position their technologies as potential networking alternatives.

Last week, senior service officials indicated that it would stop procurement of WIN-T, a system that has been described as the army’s communications ‘backbone’ and was seen as one of its flagship modernisation initiatives in the face of growing threats from near-peer and peer adversaries such as Russia and China.

However, funds are now likely to be redirected towards other technologies that are considered to be more robust and

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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