IDF rolls out cloud system

11 December 2017

The Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF’s) Center of Computing and Information Systems (CSIS) has created a computing cloud to enable information sharing, according to the centre’s commander.

Colonel Talya Gazit, commander of the CCIS, which is a part of the C4i and Cyber Branch, said the first version is now operational. “We have gone strongly into the cloud platform,” she told Jane’s .

The IDF’s cloud aggregates data for relevant forces in a common operations area, allowing commanders to access it using applications and receive information such as enemy target co-ordinates. It also enables commanders to order strikes from available firepower platforms, whether aerial, ground, or sea platforms.

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