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Examining the Magnitude of the U.S. Army’s Common Modular Open Architecture (CMOA) Approach

Building more open platforms throughout the battlespace is something that The Modern Battlespace continues to examine closely, especially as in-theater systems become more sophisticated and interconnected across branches and domains....

Canadian Army Veteran Champions Open Systems and Interoperability into his Civilian Career

Modern Integrated Warfare is celebrating Military Appreciation Month with a series featuring both active-duty and veteran service members that are shaping the battlespace as we know it....

Future-Proofing FVL Efforts with the Power of MOSA

When we look at the core components of Future Vertical Lift (FVL), and what it takes to truly modernize the rotorcraft fleet across the U.S. military, one...

The Importance of a Modular Open Systems Approach for the Next Generation Combat Vehicle

During a recent AUSA Global Force Next panel, Major General Richard “Ross” Coffman gave an overview of the top priorities of the U.S. Army’s...

Air Launched Effects Require an Open Systems Approach and Adaptability for Impact

When considering every different element of a defense strategy, survivability and warfighter safety are often among the top priorities. This is especially true when...

Defense Experts Speak to Road Ahead for Project Convergence 2021

Over the last few years, the U.S. Army has been undergoing an effort to modernize many of its mission systems. Part of this effort...

Project Convergence 2021 in the News

Project Convergence, part of the U.S. Army’s ongoing effort to bring modernization to many of its operations and systems, has been the focus of...

Whitepaper DOWNLOAD: Defining an Open Systems Approach for the Defense Community

As the battlespace rapidly evolves and threats grow more sophisticated, the defense community needs to enable our military to keep pace, modernize, and advance...

Experts in the Field: Phil Jasper Reflects on the Evolution of a Defense Open Systems Approach

Phil Jasper wanted to be in the avionics and aerospace industry since he was a young boy. He still remembers riding on the back...

An Open Systems Approach in the Future Airborne Capability Environment in the Battlespace

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) continues to focus on leveraging open architecture solutions to improve speed, flexibility, and costs, while getting technologies into...