Monday, May 17, 2010
Mission Fabric Poem
a mission fabric
where inputs from machines, people, video streams, newsfeeds, sensors, cognitive agents, and social networking
fusing voice, video, location, and social networking assets,
harnesses the power of the collective
attempted to bridge
replacing centralized (or star) hierarchies with decentralized star networks
siloed or stove-piped system
data, voice, and video
evolution of the network from stove-piped systems to a virtualized and integrated network.
nodes on the network—data, machines, objects, and people
White Paper: Anticipating “Rare Events”
self-configuring, -managing, and -healing.
mobile ad hoc network (MANET).
self-sufficient network resource: a transmitter, receiver, relay,
mobile nature of MANETs
MANETs are normally decentralized
By applying this feedback
router floods information
Figure 4. Router Flooding Protocol Effects
Adherence to standard DoD IPV6 naming conventions will be essential.
Deep Packet Inspection.
Most importantly, senior leaders also have the ability to modulate this distributed control throughout the fabric.
Senior leaders and tactical commanders can distribute and modulate control within the nodes (using advanced routers) of the mission fabric.