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DoD targets IPv6 as catalyst for net-centric warfare
Posted by: Jordi on Thursday, December 09, 2004 - 07:56 PM
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The Defense Department is attempting to flesh out its vaunted but vague network-centric battle plan by pushing development and standards for the next-generation Internet protocol, IPv6.

Linton Wells, DoD's chief information officer, said the military needs an IPv6-based "global information grid" that would have hugely expanded capacity while providing secure, mobile communications to the edge of the network. "Network security can't become the Achilles heel" of Pentagon networks," Weeks said. "At the core of everything we do is building security into our networks."

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