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MILCOM 2011: USAF calls for improved network integration by air, land and sea

9th November 2011 - 14:57 GMT | by Andrew White


Commander of the US Air Force (USAF) Electronic Systems Center, Lt Gen Charles Davis, outlined the 'gut issues' facing the Department of Defense (DoD) in the wider management of systems and networks.

Speaking at the MILCOM conference in Baltimore on 9 November, Davis asked what the USAF needed to do in order to counter 'millions' of network attacks each month.

'Armed forces around the world cannot conduct a single military operation without the network. The system is under attack millions of times a month and offensive operations are [now just] as important as defensive,' he told delegates.

'We are only

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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