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NZDF fields networked elements during Southern Katipo

1st December 2017 - 10:38 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Westport


The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) used the large-scale Exercise Southern Katipo in October-November to field elements of its Network Enabled Army (NEA) programme, ahead of a scheduled milestone to introduce a common digital command post in 2018.

One example of the growing capability being achieved via the NEA programme is the Common Command Post Operating Environment (CCPOE), a deployable command post housed in Base-X tents manufactured by HDT Global.

CCPOE is a deployable home for C2 equipment, encompassing shelters, furniture, display devices, climate control, power generation and distribution. One such capability was witnessed by Shephard being set up by

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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