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At-sea demonstration of RF sensor tasking using XML over a worldwide network
Author(s): Robert L. Kellogg; Tom Lee; Diane Dumas; Barbara Raggo
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Paper Abstract

As part of an At-Sea Demonstration for Space and Naval Warfare Command (SPAWAR, PMW-189), a prototype RF sensor for signal acquisition and direction finding queried and received tasking via a secure worldwide Automated Data Network System (ADNS). Using extended mark-up language (XML) constructs, both mission and signal tasking were available for push and pull Battlespace management. XML tasking was received by the USS Cape St George (CG-71) during an exercise along the Gulf Coast of the US from a test facility at SPAWAR, San Diego, CA. Although only one ship was used in the demonstration, the intent of the software initiative was to show that a network of different RF sensors on different platforms with different capabilitis could be tasked by a common web agent. A sensor software agent interpreted the XML task to match the sensor's capability. Future improvements will focus on enlarging the domain of mission tasking and incorporate report management.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5101, Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Systems III, (22 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.485655
Show Author Affiliations
Robert L. Kellogg, Argon Engineering Associates (United States)
Tom Lee, Argon Engineering Associates (United States)
Diane Dumas, Argon Engineering Associates (United States)
Barbara Raggo, Argon Engineering Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5101:
Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Systems III
Raja Suresh, Editor(s)

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