Army seeks to reduce the electronic signatures of command posts to enhance concealment from the enemy

Sept. 8, 2020
Army leaders taking a look at enhancing the mobility, survivability, and concealment of their command posts by reducing electronic signatures.

WASHINGTON – Members of the U.S. Army’s tactical network modernization team are taking a serious look at how they can reduce the electronic signatures of Army command posts in the field, and make it more difficult for adversaries to locate them. C4ISRnet reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

8 Sept. 2020 -- The push is part of the Army’s broader effort to increase the survivability and mobility of command posts under Capability Set ’23 tools being developed by the Army to increase the resiliency and capacity of the service’s tactical network.

The Army tactical network requested white papers on command post signature and concealment capabilities in preparation for Capability Set ’23, seeking details on how industry could contribute to the following areas: Post decoy and spectrum obfuscation, visual profile and concealment, infrared concealment and electromagnetic spectrum camouflage.

The Army has a virtual technical exchange meeting with industry about Capability Set ’23 in early September, and preliminary design review is set for next April.

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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