Adversaries currently outmatch the British Army in information warfare. While it is encouraging that officers with a background in combat arms are calling for the development of this capability however, it is important not to expect too much.
The recent emphasis on explaining to the wider public the aims and objectives of the campaign in Afghanistan is not a new phenomenon. The 'information campaign' has always been an essential pillar to the wider political and military strategy. However, the historic difficulties of forging a credible and successful 'story' in support of counter-insurgency operations are forcibly demonstrated by the...
Babcock Integrated Systems and Support Group Director, Charles John, looks at the often unrecognised challenges involved in bringing C4ISTAR systems into service in the maritime environment, and the holistic approach needed to meet these challenges successfully
Robert Baxter explains the complexity of delivering the vital Communications Informations Systems capability, elaborating on why an evolutionary approach is essential and warning that the delivery is as important as what is delivered