C4I architecture supporting conduct of defensive and offensive joint ASW
Miller, Gregory A.
Green, John M.
MetadataShow full item record
The Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) community requires a fully operational Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) architecture to significantly reduce time from sensor detection to defensive weapons release. The United States Navy has established programs of record leveraging space, terrestrial, and maritime communications capabilities extending to fiscal year 2015. An ordered systems engineering process was performed to derive requirements and identify Joint ASW C4I Architecture strengths and weaknesses. This architecture is dependent upon the ASW community’s ability to leverage current and planned technologies impacting C4I areas including common operational tactical picture delivery, data transmission rate, time latency, and data fusion processes. Performance forecasts for identified alternatives were modeled and simulated based on a synthesized operational scenario using the EXTEND simulation tool, and life cycle cost estimates were produced for each alternative. Based on those outcomes, one of the several alternatives is recommended for implementation. In addition, it was discovered that programmed C4I capabilities lack an integrated fielding plan and do not properly align in FY2020. Furthermore, the ASW community must make process changes to enable cross-program manager collaboration supported by a single system architect to ensure robust architectures are fielded by 2020.
NPS Report NumberNPS-SE-09-001
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Vinsand, Daniel John (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-12);Architecture and political power have related throughout history in various ways. The most prominent function of architecture, as well as other aesthetics, in the political realm has been to raise the national sentiment ...
VHDL modeling and simulation for a digital target imaging architecture for multiple large targets generation Bergon, Hakan (Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2002-09);The subject of this thesis is to model and verify the correctness of the architecture of the Digital Image Synthesizer (DIS). The DIS, a system-on-a-chip, is especially useful as a counter-targeting repeater. It synthesizes ...
Deering, Viviane; Grates, Patrick; Hedge, Tom; Kung, Sein; Martinez, Maria; Mcarthy, Percival; Pugh, Kevin; Radojkovic, Sasha (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-09); NPS-SE-06-002This project concentrates on implementing network centric military operations with specific threat engagement scenarios using legacy and future warfare systems based on open architecture concepts. These systems may be ...