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Tech Digest Vol.23 Num.2-3 Cover

Air Defense Part III—Battle Force Engineering
Volume 23, Number 2-3 (April–September 2002)

The cover portrays a notional battle force in the objective area engaging hostile forces. The challenge for the Joint Force Commander is to use all of his friendly combat systems synergistically to counter the threat and protect friendly assets.

Guest Editor's Introduction

Robert T. Lundy


Letter to Dr. Roca

RADM Rodney P. Rempt

Challenge and Change: Assessing Technology Needs for Future Naval Operations

ADM Leighton W. Smith, USN (Ret.)

Our Navy—Like Our Lives—Is Continuous

RADM Wayne E. Meyer, USN (Ret.)

Critical Contributions to Critical Challenges

Alexander Kossiakoff


History of BGAAWC/FACT: Knitting the Battle Force for Air Defense

Edward P. Lee, Robert T. Lundy, and Jerry A. Krill

The Prototype Area Air Defense Commander Capability

Joseph H. Prosser, Michael T. Dennehy, Roger A. Sumey, and Edward P. Lee

CEC: Sensor Netting with Integrated Fire Control

Conrad J. Grant

Trade-Offs in Sensor Networking

William G. Bath

A Low-Cost Cooperative Engagement Capability Array Antenna

Craig R. Moore, Mark H. Luesse, and Kenneth W. O’Haver

Strategies for Multigraph Edge Coloring

Jeffrey M. Gilbert

Tactical Decision Aid for CEC Engage on Remote

Christopher J. Duhon

E-2C Hawkeye Combat System Display

Daniel M. Sunday, Timothy P. Barrett, Michael G. Dennis, Constantine M. Frangos, Mark O. Schlegel, and Thomas D. Whitaker


Distributed Weapons Coordination Conceptual Framework

Kenneth E. Shafer, Russell A. Phillippi, Simon Moskowitz, and Stefan R. Allen

The APL Coordinated Engagement Simulation (ACES)

Michael J. Burke and Joshua M. Henly

Network Models Within ACES

Erin M. McDonald, Rebecca J. Gassler, and Brian L. Holub

Track Generation and Management Within ACES

Chad W. Bates, Rebecca J. Gassler, Simon Moskowitz, Michael J. Burke, and Joshua M. Henly

A Scenario Selection Methodology Supporting Performance Analysis of Theater Ballistic Missile Defense Engagement Coordination Concepts

James F. Engler Sr., Brian L. Holub, and Simon Moskowitz

A Comparison of Tactical Ballistic Missile Defense Engagement Coordination Schemes

Simon Moskowitz, Rebecca J. Gassler, and Bart L. Paulhamus


System Concept Development Laboratory: Tooling Up for the 21st Century

Jerry A. Krill and Arthur F. Krummenoehl

Engineering Visualization

David E-P. Colbert and R. Edward Ralston

Simulation Approaches for Supporting Tactical System Development

Bruce L. Ballard, Robert E. Elwell Jr., Robin C. Gettier, Francis P. Horan, Arthur F. Krummenoehl, and Dawn B. Schepleng


The Road Ahead

Richard W. Constantine and Richard J. Prengaman


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