III.F.08. Rapid Battlefield Visualization ACTD. The goal of this ACTD is to integrate and demonstrate capabilities to generate, disseminate, and exploit high resolution digital terrain databases rapidly to provide 3-D visualization of the battlefield to support crisis response and force projection operations. Six elements will be integrated, evaluated, and demonstrated: (1) rapid access to archived data; (2) rapid collection of high resolution terrain elevation data and multi-spectral imagery using a tactically viable platform; (3) semi-automated extraction of terrain features; (4) rapid dissemination of databases over global broadcast; (5) a hierarchical spatial database management system that will accommodate multiple scales, resolutions, and dynamic updates; and (6) visualization workstations that will allow mission planning, rehearsal, course of action analysis, and embedded wargaming. By FY98, demonstrate capability to satisfy Army requirement for 20 km x 20 km terrain data set in 18 hrs and use data to plan crisis operations. By FY99 meet 72 hr requirement for 90 km x 90 km terrain data set, integrate with intelligence and situational awareness data, and wargame courses of action. By FY00, demonstrate ability to collect high resolution digital terrain data over 300 km x 300 km area within 12 days, generate tailored databases, and support battlefield visualization systems to provide overwhelming tactical advantage.
|STO Manager:||TSO:||TRADOC POC:|
|Christian Moscoso||Harold Britton||MAJ Thomas Nothstein|