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TechNet South 2012: USSOCOM spotlights SOF C4 Enterprise

11th July 2012 - 00:32 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Tampa


United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) outlined its ‘Special Operations Forces C4 Enterprise’ at the TechNet Land Forces – South conference.

John A. Wilcox, J6 / chief information officer for USSOCOM described an enterprise through which approximately 64,000 SOF operators are supported by a SOF network at 54 garrison locations, five Regional Support Centers, two SOF Data Centers, and approximately 700 ‘deployed nodes’.

‘For me a deployed node is a broadband satellite connection providing SIPRNET to a team,’ Wilcox said. 

‘We do not deploy a SOF team these days without broadband SIPRNET to anywhere they go. A two man team

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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