Tobyhanna, Soldier Warrior achieve Nett Warrior milestone

Tobyhanna, Soldier Warrior achieve Nett Warrior milestone

TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. — A mission here to provide situational awareness for warfighters during combat operations reached a major milestone recently with the completion of the 100,000th Nett Warrior cable. The achievement is the culmination of nearly five years of rapid response, innovation and continuous process improvement. In November 2012, Program Manager Soldier Warrior (PM SWAR) contacted depot personnel with an urgent requirement. At that time, PM SWAR was commissioning all Nett Warrior kitting, engineering and configuration management requirements to a contractor in Monmouth, New Jersey. The contractor’s facilities sustained significant damage from Hurricane Sandy, leaving them unable to meet the fielding requirements for the 10th Mountain Division at […]

Strengthening the Defense of Army Data

Strengthening the Defense of Army Data

COMMAND/ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command TITLE: Chief, Cryptographic Modernization Branch YEARS OF SERVICE IN WORKFORCE: 12 DAWIA CERTIFICATIONS: Level III in engineering EDUCATION: M.S. in systems engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology; B.S. in electrical engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology AWARDS: Army Acquisition Executive’s Excellence in Leadership Science and Technology Professional of the Year; CERDEC Supervisor of the Quarter; Dr. William A. Novick Award As chief of the Cryptographic Modernization Branch of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), Matthew Lazzaro finds himself on a front line of a different sort. “In this age of […]

Give more, get more

Give more, get more

PM Mission Command gave potential developers of the new artillery command and control system more time, more information and more latitude to approach the problem in new ways. In return, the government got more competitive proposals and a more flexible solution that ideally will yield a more user-friendly interface. by Ms. Sandra Lindecamp, Ms. Elizabeth A. Keele and Mr. Dan Lafontaine Like any complex command-and-control system, the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) has undergone multiple software upgrades and enhancements since its first fielding in 1995. AFATDS provides critical fires command-and-control capability for the Army and Marine Corps, and the upgrades have included automatic processing of fire requests, munition […]