As the future battlefield continues to be debated, a topic of conversation is the role of Mission Command in Multi-Domain Battle.
The forthcoming series of articles explores a future ISR C2 realm centered on multi-domain speed, agility, and flexibility enabled by a multi-domain maneuver concept of operations.
International security is a high-stakes competition in which risk is a central and constant factor. The changes taking place across the broad competition-space are simultaneously
Even though the originators of the drone did not envision the use of pilots to remotely control them the way we do today, there is a need to reshape the debate due to current rhetoric surrounding their use. The DoD and various intellectual leaders in policy and academia need to provide more nuance in what drones actually do in war and in non-war operations.
The heroic reputation of Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) Airmen is well earned and well known. At some point, however, even the most august group of warriors become limited when the tools and concepts they employ are no longer adequate to the new challenges of an evolving multi-domain battlespace.
Next week, OTH will postulate why combat cloud has to be built as a coalition system, as well as probe how this new MDC2 system may apply across the range of military operations, while protecting information security from increasingly capable cyber threats.
Next week, Over the Horizon will offer two posts that seek to guide leaders in developing strategy and culture within a domain.
Multiple dilemmas are not merely to place an adversary at risk, but also to force a specific set of decisions by enemy leaders. The US must outmaneuver our adversaries in the human domain.
Over the Horizon is excited to announce a series of collaborations with experts from partner nations!
What is the value of keeping information classified?
Innovation continues the quest to provide more perfect information and decrease the risk of making an incorrect decision.
Next week, OTH looks at multi-domain command and control as well as how energy can be leverage as an instrument of national power.
Our Services need to mature and lead the drive to Jointness, both across the DOD and the complex American alliance system
During the next two weeks, OTH will offer several articles to discuss the overall mindset and scope of multi-domain operations.
Next week in “Climate Change, Multi-Domain Risk, and the Complexity of Interagency Science Policy” OTH Senior Editor Mark Nexon interviews Dr. April Melvin.
History may not easily divulge its true lessons. But by objectively analyzing past wars, we can begin to see the commonalities that commanders can exploit to achieve success.
Organizational culture is central to how a group performs … or fails to. It sets group norms, expectations, and values that shape and focus individual
US nuclear deterrence strategy must be revised to fit the nature of future conflicts. More coming next week.
The joint operating environment will undergo many changes in the next 10-20 years. The proliferation of disruptive technology will further enhance an adversary’s anti-access and
The Defense community is only at the beginning of developing a common understanding and vision for multi-domain operations and strategy. Join us Monday for a special interview with VADM Tighe.
Reflexive control is a term that has recently surfaced as a description of Russian strategic and operational planning and goals. However, as a concept it has been around for ages. More coming on Monday.
The lesson will be learned the hard way if the US does not take action to better synchronize the efforts of government-at-large.