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RTI calls for defence 'apps' store

28th October 2011 - 12:16 GMT | by Andrew White


The global defence industry has not progressed far enough in achieving interoperability, the Interoperable Open Architecture (IOA) conference was informed on 28 October.

Addressing delegates in London, Real-Time Innovations (RTI) chief commercial officer Curt Schacker described 'thousands of pages of directives, standards and guidances' issued by departments around the world which had 'not gotten very far'.

Describing IOA as vital and of strategic importance, Schacker said: 'Standards mandates have so far produced mediocre results and defence suppliers are still working to find a winning formula.

'The reality is that we haven't gotten very far at this point to achieve interoperability,' he added.

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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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