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Overcoming Challenges to Make the Digital Backbone a Reality

In the last article on The Modern Battlespace, we looked at some of the reasons for increasing open systems adoption across the U.S. Department...

The Digital Backbone – Developing the Architecture for Enablement of Open Systems

For many years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has been working to accelerate the development and upgrade to their weapon platforms and vehicles,...

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...

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...

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...