is targeted to scientists, engineers and biologists working in nanoscience and nanotechnology related to chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering, biotechnology and a variety of other fields.
could be defined as a "deliberate evolution of CEC, to incorporate joint requirements," said Tony Gecan, a senior engineer at Raytheon.
The US Ballistic Missile Defense Organization is funding research into a Joint Composite Tracking Network (JCTN
) -- a real-time network, based on the CEC program, that directly links sensors and shooters within a theater.
The SIAP office, he said, "will determine how far CEC will go." Ultimately, said Dodgen, it may be necessary to develop a new digital infrastructure, which the Pentagon labeled "joint composite tactical network" or JCTN