Goal 2 - Military Operations
Ensure Dominant Battlespace Knowledge Through Integration of Cryptology
with Joint Operations
The United States Cryptologic System (USCS) is a vital National resource
for the military decision maker. We will fully integrate the USCS in the
planning and conduct of military operations, whether for humanitarian or
lethal purposes. Dominant battlespace knowledge is essential if commanders
and their forces are to enjoy secure C4I networks; be kept out of harm's
way; and distinguish and exploit the adversary's operational environment.
- Anticipate and satisfy the warfighter's intelligence needs -- on time,
anytime, anywhere, at the lowest possible classification.
- Provide the full range of information systems security products and
services needed for battlespace security. These capabilities will deny an
adversary the information advantage, preventing him from effectively employing
- Improve our readiness as a Combat Support Agency to ensure that we
can effectively participate in joint and combined operations and exercises.
Cryptologic assets that integrate into military operations will also participate
in joint and combined exercises.
- Ensure cryptologic systems are interoperable with those of the Services
and our Allies. We will develop the global connectivity that will allow
the warfighter to "plug in " anytime, anywhere in the performance
of any mission.