Military Capabilities

US Army eyes modernised network

07 November 2017

The US Army is forging ahead with its plans for a modernised tactical network, seeking to complete a range of upgrades within the next two years, a spokesperson has told Jane’s .

The army outlined its roadmap for ‘Network Path Forward’ in October, describing “a data strategy that provides solutions that are simple, intuitive, protected, and sustainable” and that can be installed, operated, and maintained by soldiers. The aim is to combine assets from every information system platform, creating an “agile, mobile, on-the-move communications capability that enables the US military to fight and win wars”. Network Path Forward is part of the army’s multi-domain battle (MDB) concept.

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