Accession Number : ADA186679

Title :   Ready, Fire, Aim: Managing Today's Telecommunications Technology for Tomorrow's War Fighting Needs.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Opfer, James R

PDF Url : ADA186679

Report Date : May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 189

Abstract : Provides an historical perspective on electronic telecommunications in war fighting followed by the implications of today's fast-changing world. The author reviews today's fast-changing world. The author reviews today's information society, the resulting implications of smart weapons systems, and the information needs of even smarter combat soldiers on the battlefield. A description of the current environment provides the framework for a proactive approach to exploiting today's emerging technologies quickly. Provides techniques for moving an organization to capitalize on, and field, certain critical capabilities for tomorrow's war -- one target at a time.

Descriptors :   *TARGETS, *TELECOMMUNICATIONS, *WEAPON SYSTEMS, BATTLEFIELDS, ELECTRONICS, SOCIETIES, WARFARE

Subject Categories : Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE