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ISR chief cites cyberspace, big data among challenges

02nd Dec `13, 09:57 AM in Sectors

The Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency supports the Air Force’s mission to “fly, fight and win…

BDMS
Guest Contributor
 

The Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency supports the Air Force’s mission to “fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.” From its home at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, the agency provides and operates ISR capabilities in concert with service, joint, national and international partners.

Maj. Gen. John Shanahan took command of the agency in June, after serving as special assistant to the deputy chief of staff for ISR at Air Force headquarters. He spoke with Barry Rosenberg, editor of C4ISR & Networks, sister publication of Air Force Times, about operations in contested environments, coping with big data, and moving beyond processing, exploitation and dissemination.

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