by Kevin Freese, TRADOC G-2 Analyst Combatants have used civilian communications networks since the invention of the telegraph, and wireless communications are no exception. Cellular phones provided targeting information and became targets themselves throughout the Global War on Terror. Smart phones have played a major role for several years now in strategic messaging and information operations.…

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LSCO Challenge: Russia’s Sensor-to-Shooter Challenges in Ukraine Available on Intelink-U at https://go.intelink.gov/jKMgAhl About This Series: The challenges that Russia has encountered as result of extended large-scale combat operations (LSCO) reveal key object lessons for TRADOC and the broader Army. This series—titled “LSCO Challenges”—will focus on issues that the Russian Armed Forces are presenting in Ukraine,…

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LSCO Challenge: Russia’s Sensor-to-Shooter Challenges in Ukraine Available on Intelink-U at https://go.intelink.gov/jKMgAhl About This Series: The challenges that Russia has encountered as result of extended large-scale combat operations (LSCO) reveal key object lessons for TRADOC and the broader Army. This series—titled “LSCO Challenges”—will focus on issues that the Russian Armed Forces are presenting in Ukraine,…

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OE Watch JUN 2020, Vol 10, Iss 06

The June issue of OE Watch continues its broad coverage of foreign perspectives of the operational environment, as well as continuing special focus on foreign, security-related perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic.  In the Eurasia section, three articles consider how countries in the region are adapting their military conscriptions to address the pandemic (“Alternate Medical Service…

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