Bold Alligator 2014: Long Range Raid to Support Embassy Under Seige

11/07/2014
11/07/2014: Bold Alligator 2014 is a crisis response exercise and continues the work of BA 2012 and BA 2013. It is about calibrating insertion forces against various threats.  The forces are American and coalition with several nations contributing ships, and combat personnel to both the planning and execution of the…

Bold Alligator 2014: Shaping Insertion Forces for Crisis Response

11/04/2014
11/01/2014: Bold Alligator 2014 is a crisis response exercise and continues the work of Bold Alligator 2012 and Bold Alligator 2013. It is about calibrating insertion forces against various threats.  Insertion Forces Front Line Defence The forces are American and coalition with several nations contributing ships, and combat personnel to…

Spanish Soldiers Board LCAC Being Launched by USS Arlington During Bold Alligator 2014

11/02/2014
11/01/2014: Bold Alligator 2014 is a crisis response exercise and continues the work of BA 2012 and BA 2013. It is about calibrating insertion forces against various threats.  The forces are American and coalition with several nations contributing ships, and combat personnel to both the planning and execution of the…

Shaping a Distributed C2 System

09/20/2014
09/20/2014: Hawaii Marines are seen in this video testing new command and control war fighting concepts and technologies during experiment during RIMPAC 2014. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, stationed on Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, begin command and control of distributed Marine forces training on Kahuku Training Area…

The Deployed Air Mobility Division Communications Element (DACE)

08/24/2011
08/24/2011: During the SLD visit with the CRW, the C2 team explained their role and the equipment, which they use to execute their mission.  Master Sgt. James Gregg started the discussion with participation by Staff Sgt. Derek Carson, and Sgt. Brant. [slidepress gallery='the-deployed-air-mobility-division-communications-element'] Photo Credit: SLD 2011 Sgt. Gregg: We…

The Future of C2

10/09/2010
A French View By General Jean-Patrick Gaviard 10/09/2010 - This article, released here with the permission of its author, has been published previously by DSI magazine. Credit photo: C2ISR/CAOC, Air Force Network Integration Center, USAF(www.afnic.af.mil) After initially describing the "classic" operation of air command and control centers (C2) of yesterday…

Mobile Provider 2008: The USMC Evolves its Approach to Logistics Modernization

09/06/2009
[caption id="attachment_487" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Mobile Provider 08"][/caption] The USMC has been wargaming its approach to logistics as it seeks to improve its expeditionary capability. For the USMC, shaping an effective approach to expeditionary logistics is seen as central to core capabilities. During one such exercise, Mobile Provider 08, which was…