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US Army moves to rapidly improve EMC capability

07 December 2017

Three months after taking delivery of the Enroute Mission Command (EMC) system, the US Army is exploring how to make it more agile, increase performance and security, and potentially drive down maintenance and sustainment costs.

Over the next two years, the army will work to enhance EMC with additional measures to harden the system's security features, enhance network resiliency by enabling additional global bandwidth coverage, and reducing size, weight, and power requirements of hardware components where feasible, Paul Mehney, army spokesperson for Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Tactical (PEO C3T), told Jane's ,

"The work is scheduled to start in fiscal year 2018 [FY 2018] and is expected to be completed in FY 2020," he said.

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