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The Influence Of Network Factors On Network Centric Operations, Mehmet Fidanci Jul 2010

The Influence Of Network Factors On Network Centric Operations, Mehmet Fidanci

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As Information Age changes the lifestyle of all humankinds, it also changes the way how to defense and secure the borders are secured and defended. The Information Age is about information superiority. It evolves the command and control concept, proactively, to optimize the size of the units and their connections within a combat force for effective mission accomplishment. The biggest issue is how big a unit will be and how they will arrange and connect it to the command and control structure in order for the unit to be effective on the battlefield. While some arrangements connect to each other ...


Towards The Quantitative Analysis Of The Connectivity Value Of Networked Operations, Dean Deller Apr 2009

Towards The Quantitative Analysis Of The Connectivity Value Of Networked Operations, Dean Deller

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While the nature of and the approach to command and control is evolving in order to meet the challenges of Information Age warfare, the essential functions that must be accomplished remain constant. One of those essential functions is the arrangement of the assets within a combat force. Certainly, the many different ways to arrange a given set of assets will have different impacts on the combat effectiveness of the force. Some arrangements will enable self-synchronization, while other arrangements will impede it. How then, should an Information Age combat force be organized in order to optimize its effectiveness?

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