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2016 | 3(19) | 23
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Network Centric – the new weapon of the information age

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The purpose of this paper is to present the Network Centric theory and operations as a tool of modern warfare. The first part contains the basics of the theory of Network Centric Warfare (NCW), describing its definitions and terms. The author shows its significance and the issue of ‘shared awareness’ with regard to usage in the contemporary theatre. The next section refers to NATO Network Enabled Capabilities (NNEC), giving its definition and its basics, and describing the effects of ‘information superiority’. Moreover, it shows how this can be achieved by reaching interoperability using Multilateral Interoperability Programme (MIP) and NATO Friendly Force Information (NFFI). The section also discusses levels of interoperability. The last section describes the present work on the development of the concept of CIS in the Serbian army called ‘A Proposal Concept of a Command and Information System of a Land Forces Brigade of the Serbian Army’. Finally, general conclusions are drawn and responsibilities for future generations are presented.
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  • Serbian Armed Forces
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2299-2316
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bwmeta1.element.desklight-32cd040b-afb3-4efe-8505-60bec08b6c79
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