C. THE ARMYS SUPPORTING INFRASTRUCTURE
The Armys supporting R&D infrastructure consists of (1) physical facilities and equipment; (2) distributed interactive simulation; (3) software; (4) communications systems; (5) personnel; and (6) management initiatives. This chapter addresses the capabilities in each of these areas in place at Army installations, as well as those available to the Army through working relationships with other organizations. Examples of successful operations are presented, along with descriptions of how the Army has benefited. Also highlighted are Army plans to enhance and improve existing capabilities through prudent investment and leveraging.