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Tables of Contents for Interoperability
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
iii
 
Figures
ix
 
Tables
xi
 
Summary
xiii
 
Acknowledgments
xxiii
 
Acronyms
xxvii
 
Introduction
1
6
Study Objective and Scope
1
1
Background
2
1
Study Approach
3
1
Structure of the Report
4
3
A Broad Definition of Interoperability
7
10
Strategic Perspectives
8
4
Operational and Tactical Perspectives
12
1
Technological Perspective
13
2
Summary
15
2
Interoperability Challenges in Recent Coalition Operations
17
6
Interoperability Lessons Learned
17
2
Key Interoperability Challenges and Workarounds
19
1
Broader Lessons for Interoperability Planning
20
3
New Trends That May Affect Future Interoperability
23
14
The International Security Environment
23
4
Changes in NATO's Security Environment
24
3
New Missions for NATO
27
1
The Budgetary and Programmatic Environment
27
2
Tighter Defense Budgets
27
1
The Political and Economic Aspects of Defense Consolidation
28
1
Concurrent Development and Introduction of New NATO Capabilities
28
1
A Potentially Widening Gap in U.S.-NATO Capabilities
29
5
Precision Strike
32
1
Network-Centric Collaborative Force-Level and Unit-Level Operations
32
1
Dynamic Assessment, Planning, and Execution
33
1
Defence Capabilities Initiative
33
1
Case Studies
34
3
Command and Control
37
18
Strategic Level
39
4
Current Command Constructs
40
2
Evolving Command Constructs
42
1
Operational and Tactical Levels
43
2
Technological Level
45
6
Differing Objectives, Practices, and Procedures
46
3
Dynamic Planning
49
1
Common Operational Picture
50
1
Standards
50
1
Observations and Suggested Actions
51
4
Space Developments
55
22
The Broader Context for Space Cooperation
56
1
Motives and Methods for Space Cooperation
57
4
European Space Programs
61
13
French Space Program
62
3
Italian Space Program
65
2
WEU Satellite Centre
67
3
Galileo Program
70
2
European Space-Based Radar Programs
72
2
Observations and Suggested Actions
74
3
Air Surveillance and Control
77
18
Interoperability Challenges
80
8
Systems
80
3
Missions and Operations
83
2
Political Concerns
85
1
Training
85
1
Future Prospects
86
2
Mechanisms to Foster Interoperability
88
2
Cost Implications
90
2
Observations and Suggested Actions
92
3
Ground Surveillance and Control
95
12
AGS Requirements
98
1
AGS Concept Definition
99
2
Other Means to Ensure Interoperability
101
3
Observations and Suggested Actions
104
3
Tactical Data Links
107
16
Tadil, Jtids, and Link 16
108
2
Link 16 Terminology
110
4
Summary of MIDS Case Study
114
9
Why MIDS?
116
1
Observations
117
2
Suggested Actions
119
4
Fighters and Weapons
123
18
Cooperative Fighter Development
124
3
Allied Capabilities
127
7
Allied Air-Superiority Capabilities
127
1
Allied Precision Strike Capabilities
128
5
Allied SEAD Capabilities
133
1
U.S. Capabilities
134
2
Observations
136
2
Suggested Actions
138
3
Illustrative Military Value
141
36
Peacekeeping Operations
141
3
Force Protection
144
6
Against Conventional Aircraft
145
2
Against Cruise Missiles
147
2
Against Theater Ballistic Missiles
149
1
Interdiction During the Halt Phase of a Major Theater War
150
24
Engagement-Level Considerations
151
7
Mission-Level Analysis
158
16
Observations
174
3
Concluding Observations and Suggested Actions
177
44
Recent Operations
177
2
Case Studies
179
1
Suggested Actions
180
3
Collaborative Actions
180
1
Direct Actions
181
2
Appendix
A. Allies' Participation and Contributions in Recent Coalition Operations
183
10
B. New Operational Concepts from Joint Vision 2010
193
2
C. Mids Case Study
195
18
D. Notional Fighter Deployment
213
8
Bibliography
221