A Vision of the Future for the Air Force (and Perhaps the Whole DoD)

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A Vision of the Future for the Air Force (and Perhaps the Whole DoD)
The Air Force has enthusiastically endorsed, at its most senior levels, advanced thinking with regard to the application of information technology. Recently, the notion of a Joint Battlespace Infosphere (JBI) has emerged as an idea, extending beyond the bounds of the Air Force, which could have significant impact on both the operational procedures of the Air Force and on the technologies that support them. This paper discusses some, but not all, of the many issues that are involved in developing the JBI, and it provides a couple of pointers to research topics that would be beneficial towards furthering the JBI concept. The vision of the Air Force has been expressed many times by its leadership. The Scientific Advisory Board presented a study in 1993 which outlined how information architecture was an important concept. Since then information superiority has become a recognized core competency of the Air Force. Later studies suggested new structural strategies (reachback) for conducting...
Thomas F. Saunders
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Updated 31 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2000
Authors Thomas F. Saunders
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