Developing a command and control system in war

  title={Developing a command and control system in war},
  author={Tim Gibson},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  • Tim Gibson
  • Published 1992 in IEEE Communications Magazine
The Army Central Forces (ARCENT) Command and Control Information System (AC2IS) that provided Army level staff officers with a secure means to pass electronic messages quickly and transfer data files long distances is discussed. AC2IS allowed users to generate memos, charts, and spreadsheets on a personal computer or workstation and then transmit them to a remote destination error-free. The system combined special computer networking equipment with existing automation and communications… CONTINUE READING