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How Advanced Manufacturing is Keeping F-35 Pilots Off the Ground and in the Skies

The Modern Battlespace recently spoke with Arthur De Ruiter and Dustin Vagedes of Collins Aerospace, about the incredibly innovative and futuristic helmets utilized by...

The F-35 Helmet – a Modern Marvel That Creates a Unique Maintenance Challenge

For the military pilot, the ability to perceive threats around their aircraft is the difference between life and death. To give military aviators immediate...

Reflection from Sea Air Space 2022: US Navy Refocuses on the Future Fight Among Choppy Seas

In early April, the National Harbor played host to Sea Air Space 2022, the Navy League’s premier event focused on the future of military...

Open Architectures Are Real – Sally Bixby Discusses Some Exciting Demonstrations from the Recent TSOA-ID Expo

One of the major initiatives across all services and organizations within the U.S. military has been a push toward open systems and architectures. Ultimately,...

Embracing MOSA – Recent Tests Illustrate the Potential of Open Systems for the Army

In our last article on The Modern Battlespace, we sat down with Dan Dittenber, who is leading the development of the next-generation Gray Eagle...

What the Adoption of Open Systems Means for the Warfighter

In January of 2019, the Secretaries of every branch of the U.S. military and the Department of Defense (DoD) signed a memo mandating the...

Modernizing Aircraft Networking Infrastructure to Deliver Air Power Across Joint Domains

The future battlespace requires joint capabilities and interoperability between all domains – land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Yet no battle can be won...

Constructing the Network of Networks to Enable an Open Systems Approach

Enabling an open systems approach in the field is crucial to achieving many different goals in the world of defense. Initiatives like Advanced Battle...

Open Systems Architectures are a Stepping Stone on the Journey to DoD Modernization

As we embark on a new year, the Department of Defense (DoD) is poised to consider important lessons learned over the past year, as...

Sharpening the Tactical Edge with the Adoption of CMOSS and MOSA

Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) is designed to increase interoperability and bring new capabilities into the hands of the warfighter faster, addressing several challenges...