The chronic problem of ground troops being unable to communicate with aircraft overhead or support ships offshore due to incompatible radios, data links and computer systems is being resolved. Now, even military forces and civilian "first-responders" are able to share data during emergencies, thanks to new hardware and software translators and interfaces. Technologies showcased during a recent widespread demonstration hosted by U.S. Northern Command (Northcom) promise to further smooth ...


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