C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

UK MoD kicks off planning for C2-focused 2020 Army Warfighting Experiment

18 July 2019

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has issued a request for information (RFI) for the 2020 British Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE20), the next iteration in this series of annual events "to identify specific capabilities for rapid exploitation".

According to the RFI, the army "has established a Capability Spotlight to focus on the question 'how can the army exploit developments in the agile command, control, and communications [C3] space?'".

The aim of the AWE series is to leverage emerging technology that is "able to operate in complex and dangerous environments where an enemy might seek to deny use of normal channels of communication".

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