The ‘Bosses’ of NIE: Army Acquisition Officers Are Key to Success of Network Integration Evaluations

The ‘Bosses’ of NIE: Army Acquisition Officers Are Key to Success of Network Integration Evaluations

MAJ John McGee, Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 12.1 Aerial Tier Trail Boss (left) talks with LTC Jon Ellis, Military Deputy to Project Director Futures, System of Systems Integration Directorate, inside a Company Command Post at the 2011 LandWarNet Conference in Tampa, FL. The Command Post was part of the Army’s Network Modernization booth that featured equipment involved in the first NIE in June-July 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Claire Schwerin, Program Executive Office for Command, Control, and Communications-Tactical.) In the months since the Army concluded its second Network Integration Evaluation, NIE 12.1, in November 2011, hundreds of Soldiers, engineers, developers, and program managers have remained at Fort Bliss, TX, and […]