You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Air Force looks to broaden targeting process

Dec. 23, 2013 - 04:22PM   |  
By MICHAEL PECK   |   Comments
  • Filed Under

The Air Force is seeking to include data on non-kinetic factors for its targeting process. The Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate is soliciting white papers on how to expand and speed up the targeting process.

Currently, "the targeting enterprise lacks efficient workflow and data hand-offs, causing lost time, redundancy of effort, and lesser quality products and effects across air, space, and cyberspace," says AFRL. In addition, incorporating intelligence into targeting suffers "due to the lengthy, disjointed workflow, lack of an automated production process, and limited analytical tools, these processes and accompanying products are also pre-disposed to high error rates and low production capacity."

The AFRL is also concerned about the lack of non-kinetic data, such as cyber and psychological operations, in the Joint Targeting Cycle. The Air Force wants automation to improve targeting data flow, as well as automated recommendations for new strikes on targets that have been attacked unsuccessfully.


Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

More Headlines



Login to This Week's Digital Edition

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Exclusive Events Coverage

In-depth news and multimedia coverage of industry trade shows and conferences.



Defensenews TV

  • Sign-up to receive weekly email updates about Vago's guests and the topics they will discuss.