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Combat decision aid technology for network-centric operations
Author(s): Norman P. Coleman; Ken Graves; Darius Miller
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Paper Abstract

A prototype combat decision aid software suite (CDAS) is described which provides the mounted/dismounted warfighter/commander with a fully integrated and scalable decision support capability to support network centric fires and effects based operations. CDAS is based on an open architecture, software back plane concept which maximizes flexibility in tailoring CDAS functionality to meet the requirements of any sensor, shooter or command and control node within an FCS unit of action. The architecture and back plane methodology will be described in section 2 followed by a description of major application component plug-ins in section 3. CDAS has been extensively tested in a number of battle lab Concept Evaluation Program (CEP) Experiments and successfully configured to support a number of technology insertion experiments. These results will be summarized in section 4.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5101, Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Systems III, (22 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.501927
Show Author Affiliations
Norman P. Coleman, U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Ctr. (United States)
Ken Graves, CHI Systems, Inc. (United States)
Darius Miller, CHI Systems, Inc. (United States)


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

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