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The recognised maritime picture (RMP) is the foundation of modern naval warfare and its accuracy can be a determining factor in the success of an operation. Despite its importance, little attention has been paid to applying new technologies to help the RMP manager in forming their ‘picture’.
29 July 2020
Artificial intelligence has found a number of defence applications and it is no longer a question of if the technology will be embraced, but rather one of where can it be used and to what extent
2 July 2020
Amphibious warfare presents arguably the biggest C2 challenge and is a truly Joint endeavour. The complex, multi-faceted nature of these missions requires a cohesive command structure and success depends heavily on effective planning and coordination.
17 September 2019
A military’s training requirements are arguably the most challenging and broad of any organisation. Alongside extensive defence-specific courses are educational programmes that span many aspects of civilian life - eLearning has the potential to ease some of this burden.
12 August 2019
No combatant is more vulnerable than the dismount. Not afforded the protection brought by armour or distance from the enemy, their survival and combat effectiveness have long been closely tied to situational awareness
13 June 2019
Digitalising the fires process can go some way to improving the efficacy of existing and future artillery systems, perhaps most significantly in the area of information assurance.
8 May 2019
The dynamic nature of modern naval warfare necessitates timeliness and accuracy when composing and executing orders - whatever the mission.
1 April 2019
The information available to commanders is more comprehensive than ever and must be managed properly. Establishing an effective User Defined Operational Picture (UDOP) is central to this.
21 January 2019
Multinational and coalition operations are the norm and it is essential that armed forces can effectively interoperate. Learn more about the 6 steps to interoperability.
15 October 2018
The roles of naval forces have never been more integrated than they are today. Almost all recent operations are dependent on a complex mix of joint and combined forces. This creates new requirements for Maritime C4I solutions and there are clear benefits for a naval force that chooses solutions with intrinsic cross-domain interoperability.
6 March 2018