Be the Windscreen, Not the Bug

  ‘Be the Windscreen, Not the Bug’1 Cyber – An Air Commander’s Responsibility By Lieutenant Colonel Dave Sexstone, CAN AF, JAPCC Intro What is Cyber? More importantly, why should you as a military professional, commander and airman even care to understand? Frankly, what Cyber is defined as precisely and whether it be anointed as its…

How is Close Air Support Changing?

  How is Close Air Support Changing? By Andrea Lopreiato, ITA Army Aviation, JAPCC How technological innovations will affect future Defence Systems is an issue more topical than ever, especially in the military industry. Considering the progress made in the field of smart artillery ammunition, it is conceivable there will be a small revolution within…

Intellectual Interoperability and Higher Education

Intellectual Interoperability and Higher Education Professional Training and Partnership Development with Academia By Bruce Hargrave, Senior Lecturer and Leader of the Military Education Group in the School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln The read-ahead material for the 2013 JAPCC Conference touched on the concept of ‘Intellectual Inter­operability’. In the context of how useful –…

Communication as a Service

Communication as a Service By Dipl.-Inf. Oliver Dörre, Lieutenant Colonel (Reserve), Frequentis, Director Defence Understanding the Needs of Today’s Military Missions Modern threat scenarios in conflict regions are increasingly focusing on issues such as crisis management, asym­metric threats and international terrorism. This, plus the resulting shift in focus towards stabilization oper­ations, means that the range…