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US Army calls for 'Net Ready' vehicle platforms

27th October 2011 - 18:01 GMT | by Andrew White


A senior US Army official responsible for the Ground Combat Vehicle has called for 'more bang for the buck' when it comes to interoperable open architecture (IOA).

Speaking at the IOA conference in London today, Lt Col Scott DeBolt, Mounted Requirements, Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence, US Army, said the pace of change in the current operational environment was 'exponential'.

'21st century warfare will be defined by our ability to adapt,' he suggested while asking whether the army's fleet of systems was 'net ready'.

'The warfighter needs to pass information back and forth to individuals on the ground- the exchange of

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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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