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battlespace

n
(Military)
a. the area of air, sea, and land that is directly involved in war, often taken to include any technological, environmental, infrastructural, or temporal factors which may be relevant to the success of a mission
b. (as modifier): battlespace awareness.

battlespace

The environment, factors, and conditions that must be understood to successfully apply combat power, protect the force, or complete the mission. This includes the air, land, sea, space, and the included enemy and friendly forces; facilities; weather; terrain; the electromagnetic spectrum; and the information environment within the operational areas and areas of interest. See also electromagnetic spectrum; information environment; joint intelligence preparation of the battlespace.
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Ultra continues to develop advanced systems to meet the challenges of the modern maritime battlespace.
Cubic announced that its Cubic Global Defense, or CGD, business division and Battlespace Simulations, or BSI, signed a Memorandum of Agreement, or MOA, to jointly work on developing solutions for the Live, Virtual and Constructive, or LVC, training market.
The program, called Resilient Synchronized Planning and Assessment for the Contested Environment (RSPACE), seeks to develop human-centered software decision aids that can assist air operators to better control daily operations in a complex battlespace.
The first contribution, "Social Media Warriors: Leveraging a New Battlespace" by Buddhika Jayamaha and Jahara Matisek, explains how certain hostile parties have created a new battlespace consisting of the internet, social media, and other means of communication to foment social and political discontent within Western-style democracies.
(9) As recently described in the Air & Space Power Journal, "advances in technology have subtly nudged the entire globe into a realm where all previous notions of the battlespace have been radically altered by domain interdependence." (10)
As U.S.-led coalition forces approach victory against the self-proclaimed Islamic State caliphate in Syria, a new battlespace is emerging that will involve warring factions vying for control of IS-held territories.
By bringing animal geographies into dialogue with critical military geographies and with a focus on relational ethics, the processes, performance and consequences of the more-than-human nature of the battlespace are examined through a vignette of Wojtek the bear.
"This incredible positive step in capability is going to revolutionize the way our nation conducts business in the battlespace by ensuring a substantial increase in logistical throughput into that battlespace.
Technology enabled a response as unmanned aerial systems and integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance evolved in real time in the battlespace. Adaptations included deploying systems such as the family of UASs seen today, developing a new approach to processing, exploiting and disseminating finished intelligence, and deploying network environments to support a highly interactive command-and-control environment.
This award highlights the US Government's commitment to maintaining the long-term viability of proven UHF systems; ensuring Navy warfighters have ongoing support and access to proven communications technology when in the battlespace.
The company said the encryptor allows government users to better meet the bandwidth and security needs for cloud computing and real-time data transport across the battlespace.

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