Interoperability: does the Signal Regiment's future success depend on our allies?

Stimeare, Ron
December 2000
Army Communicator;Winter2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p23
The article discusses the practice of interoperability for the U.S. military forces as of the winter of 2000. This is defined as joint operations between U.S. forces and those of allied nations. It states that due to budget cuts and the resulting decrease in personnel and equipment, U.S. forces can no longer act alone and still be as effective. As a result, sharing resources, intelligence, and personnel with those of other nations is needed. Several such ventures are cited, such as Combined Endeavor between the U.S. European Command with Germany's army.


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