Looming capability gap has Defense Ministry shoring up pillars of its network architecture
British plans to adopt net-enabled warfare are being hampered by slippage in key programs, and the threat of lags in acquisition of underpinning systems. The Royal Air Force will in the next 24 months lose both tactical and strategic reconnaissance platforms, central to the U.K.'s intelligence, surveillance, target-acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capability. In turn, ISTAR is a fundamental part of the Defense Ministry's net-enabled concept of operations. THE CANBERRA PR9 ...
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