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SOFIC: Industry responds to USSOCOM C4ISR wish-list

21st May 2014 - 21:18 GMT | by Andrew White in Tampa


USSOCOM’s latest stated ambitions regarding future C4ISR technology has been well received by industry, although concessions will have to be made as equipment is fielded, senior figures have suggested.

A Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) published on 28 April outlined the research and development requirements for USSOCOM Science and Technology (S&T) efforts in FY15 and beyond. It was also the first such BAA to be made publicly available, USSOCOM sources confirmed.

The organisation’s wish-list for optics centres around the ability to find, fix, finish, exploit, analyse and disseminate (F3EAD) and called for a ‘baseline improvement’ in ISR and size, weight,

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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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