| || Tactical Military Communication Networks of the Future
Author : Viswanathan, M.S.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:43(1) ; 1993 ; pp 71-78
Subject : 623.61 Military Communications
Keywords : Command and control;Adaptive distributive routing;Network topology;Integrated services digital network;Encryption;Cellular radios
Abstract : Military communication has the added dimension of mobility and bandwidth conservation. The paper deals with the necessity of advanced concepts of communicating images. data and fax in addition to voice as dictated by the command and control requirements. The Integrated services digital network as applied to tactical network of the future is presented. The topics of routing, encryption, mobile access, digital links are briefly covered. The importance of standards of CCITT and contemporary techniques like B-ISDN, cellular radios are discussed. The relevance of network management and its main features are brought out.