JADC2

How We Get to Captain America-level Battle Speeds

We are on the verge of Hollywood-level fast, but the service branches need cultural change and cooperation for it to work.

It's Time to Wargame Against an AI-Enabled China

Top commanders say military training needs to reflect how artificial intelligence will change the pace of war.

Biden Requests Less Than 1% Boost to Pentagon R&D, Despite Hyping New Defense Tech

As the Defense Department shifts its focus toward more technologically advanced potential adversaries, it will have to research and develop more and sustain less.

Russia Is Accelerating Its Own Link-Everything Network

The U.S. sees networked warfare and AI as a game-changer. But what happens when your opponent copies your move?

Will 2021 Be the Year JADC2 Takes Off?

The U.S. military has big hopes for joint, all-domain command and control. But logistical and financial challenges are mounting.

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China Features Heavily in the Army’s Next Big Emerging Tech Experiment

The Army’s connect-everything experiment is about to get much bigger, and looks across the Pacific.

JADC2 Strategy Nearing Completion, Official Says

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall said the strategy has been briefed to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the deputy secretary of defense.

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Free the Data: Vice Chiefs Launch an Acquisition Crusade

Better access to weapon data is crucial to faster Pentagon purchasing — and dangerous to industry business models.

US Army’s Not Stupid for Wanting Long-Range Fires — But More Analysis Needed, Hyten Says

“You want each service to bring those long-range fires,” the Joint Chiefs’ vice chairman said.

Russia Is Working to Pair Combat Jets and Drones, Too

In moves to match the U.S. military, experiments are aimed at producing mixed air regiments that are tied into a wider battlefield network.

AI-Powered Tools for Commanders Are a Top Priority for ‘Connect-Everything’ Effort

DoD’s artificial-intelligence efforts are moving beyond just helping analysts spot things in video.

Guam Becomes a Living Laboratory for Pentagon’s ‘Connect-Everything’ Experiments

US INDOPACOM and the Air Force are testing new networked warfare solutions in the region right now.

The Air Force’s ‘Connect Everything’ Project Just Had a Big Success

The simulated cruise missile intercept harnessed widely dispersed systems — all supervised by tablets in a flight-line hangar.

Build Allies Into Tomorrow’s Battlefield Network, Army Leaders Say

The service is trying to build a communications network that’s big enough to include coalition partners but small enough to fit on a truck and drive off to war.