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Increasing Capability Platform Modernization with Open Systems and Open Infrastructure

In modern warfare, speed is a defining factor in maintaining overmatch and winning the future fight. Yet, upgrading platforms and capabilities isn’t a task...

Growing UAS Adoption in Defense Promotes the Embrace of Open Systems Architectures

The increasing prevalence of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the battlespace and the technology that supports them is something The Modern Battlespace has followed...

Modernization is the Future of the U.S. Air Force According to Secretary Frank Kendall

It is the duty of each Secretary of the U.S. Air Force to survey the state of the world and, coupled with advice from...

AFA 2021: Embracing Technologies as “One Team, One Fight” to Pace the Threat

As the editors of The Modern Battlespace head into the Air Force Association’s (AFA) Annual Air, Space & Cyber show, we’ve dug into the theme...

Former FACE Consortium Vice Chairman Offers an Outlook on the Groups Evolution and Future

For nine years, Jeffry Howington served as the Future Airborne Capability Environment, or FACE Consortium Steering Committee Vice Chairman, which is an elected position....

Experts in the Field: Advancing Open Architecture Standards is an Investment in Future Forces

With a passion for computer science and strong mentors along the way to help develop his technical skills, Tyler J. Robinson knew he wanted...

Changing the Military Comms Game for NATO Nations with Wideband HF Capabilities

The editorial team at The Modern Battlespace has looked closely at the evolution of communication platforms like high frequency (HF) radios in the context of use in the...

Strengthening CJADC2 Efforts with Crucial Tactical Network Updates

With Project Convergence 2021 (PC21) quickly coming up the pike, both industry and defense leaders are assessing the key components to make the demonstration...

CAPT Margaret Wilson Focuses on Safety, Standardization, and Resilience to Increase Combat Readiness

When CAPT Margaret Wilson found a love of engineering early on during her high school career, she was determined to find a career that...

U.S. Air Force Veteran Shares the Components Needed for a Truly Connected Battlespace

For Military Appreciation Month, The Modern Battlespace is sharing stories and insights of various active-duty and veteran service members who are helping shape today’s...