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									   JNN Network Logistics
                   Presented By:
                 Diane Concepción
Chief RMD, Tactical Radio Communications Systems
         Diane.Concepción@us.army.mil
                   (732) 427-3043




                                                   _C3T.1   1
                   Why Did we Establish the
                     JNTC-S Capability

“Limitations in communications bandwidth at Corps level and below,
particularly in an expeditionary environment, remain our single most
serious deficiency.”                                 General Peter J. Schoomaker
                                                                     Army Chief of Staff
                                                              Parameters, Summer 2004
                                                www.carlisle.army.mil/usawc/parameters


“… [wideband satellite access] is the life blood of the maneuver fight for a
Corps in the attack, a Division in the attack, and in many cases a Brigade
in the attack.”                                      LTG Wallace, V Corps Commander
                                                                          13 June 2003
                                                           Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq


“JNTC-S is needed to fill a bandwidth capability gap for C2, CSS and Intel
and beyond-line-of-sight communications support down to the BN level.”
                                                                   LTG Steven Boutelle
                                                                         Army CIO/G6



                                                                                         2
JNN Network Description
   - State Of The Art COTS/GOTS For The Current Force
   - Connects The Warfighter To The Global Information Grid
   - 76 Mbps Internet Based Connectivity Per Division
   - DISN Connectivity Down To Battalion Level
   - Enhanced Mobility And Comms At The Quick Halt
   - Joint And Coalition Connectivity
   - Provides Interface To Legacy Systems
   - “Black” Internet Backbone With Type 1 Encryption
   - SATCOM & Terrestrial Connectivity
   - Autonomous Brigade Operations to Support Modularity




                                                           _C3T.3   3
JNN Network Components




                         _C3T.4   4
  3ID Hub Node
(Mobile Gateway)

    • Baseband (1), TDMA (1) & FDMA (1) SATCOM Trucks per Hub Node
    • 3.7m auto acquire & tracking
    • Fully redundant RF electronics, HVAC
    • 40 KW Generator/Dual 6KVA UPS
    • Capable of up to 40 Mbps TDMA/36 Mbps FDMA of full duplex traffic.
    • TDMA – Redundant Master Reference Terminal (MRT) & 16 TDMA
      modems to control 16 subnets
          • Each JNN Subnet supports a 4 Mbps shared carrier for the 5-6 BnCPNs
    • FDMA – 16 active modems; 2 hot spares
          • Provides Joint Interoperability
          (i.e. Circuit Switch Voice / Promina Traffic)
    • Each SATCOM truck contains approximately 160 RU (4 ea, 6ft high, 19
      inch racks) of equipment

    • Baseband : Promina 800s, PBX switch, CISCO routers, Server Farm,
      Crypto Equipment (KIVs, KGs, Taclanes)
          • Approx 200 RU (7 ea, 6ft high, 19 inch racks)
          • 6 work stations


       Future Hub Nodes on FMTV Chassis


                                                                     _C3T.5   5
 101st, 4ID, & 10thMTN
Mobile Gateway Hub Node
             • 2 ea. 8x8 TDMA/FDMA SATCOM
               Trucks per Hub
             • 1 Hub per division
             • 3.9M Ku/Ka auto acquire & tracking
             • Fully redundant RF electronics and ECU
               (MAC-62)
             • Two 20 KW Generator/Fully Redundant
             • Capable of up to 40 Mbps of full duplex
               traffic per SATCOM truck
             • TDMA – Redundant MRT & 8 TDMA
               modems
             • FDMA – 8 active modems ; 1 hot spare
                  –    Provides Joint Interoperability
                      (i.e. Circuit Switch Voice / Promina
                       Traffic)
             • Each SATCOM truck contains
               approximately 120 RU (3 ea, 6ft high, 19
               inch racks) of equipment



                                                             _C3T.6   6
Joint Network Node
  • COTS switching routing at the UEx and UA
  • Interfaces with HCLOS LOS Asset
  • Interfaces with SATCOM Assets (X,C,Ku band) both GMF and
    Commercial systems
  • Circuit switch to Joint Services and VOIP for internal subscribers
  • Subscriber voice, video, and data services to medium size force
    elements
  • 2.4M Ku/Ka Ready trailerized SATCOM (FDMA and TDMA)
  • Direct reach back capabilities to higher command and strategic
    enclaves
  • Up to 8 Megabits per second bandwidth pipe from UEx to UA LOS
  • Up to 3 Megabits per second FDMA SATCOM
  • Shared bursts up to 4 Megabits to the BnCPN
  • Simultaneous STEP/JOINT Interfaces to include NIPR/SIPR
  • Two simultaneous DTG connections to legacy MSE nodes
  • Hosts H.323 video conferences and is compatible with DCTS
  • Secret and DSN voice subscribers
  • LAN/WAN Network Management and Information Assurance
  • Modular/Expandable architecture enables flexible mission needs
  • Reduces tactical node footprint
  • Autonomous UA operations
  • Transit Cases
       –   SIPR LAN                  - BITS
       –   NIPR LAN                  - LAN/Network Mgt
       –   Red/Black Voice           - IDM-T




                                                                 _C3T.7   7
              Battalion Command Post Node
                         (BnCPN)

• The Bn CPN provides:
     –   Enhanced voice and data capabilities at support
         battalions
     –   Secret Internet Protocol Router Network
         (SIPRNET) devices and access
     –   Capability to interface directly to Ku satellite or
         Line-of-Sight radio transmission resources.



• The Bn CPN suite of communications
  equipment is housed in transit cases:
     –   SIPR data interface transit case w/ TACLANE
     –   Red voice interface using Cisco IP phones
     –   LOS Di-Phase Modem Case w/KIV-19
     –   IP Phone Case
     –   LAN/Network management resources




                                                               _C3T.8   8
Ku Trailer, Supports JNN and
           BnCPN




                               _C3T.9   9
Current 3ID Hub Node




                       _C3T.10   10
                Network Capabilities Road Map
                         Joint Network Nodes (JNN)
Mobile Subscriber         • Satisfied the “need”
Equipment (MSE)             identified in the 3ID ONS
• “The Army’s             • Bridge to Future Networks
  backbone” - circa         (BFN) CPD enables
  1980’s                    OIF/OEF forces
• Periodic program
  improvements
• No longer relevant
                                                                Warfighter
  in the current fight
                                                               Information
                                                        Network - Tactical
                                                                   (WIN-T)
                                                        • Block I ORD
                                                          updated by WIN-T
                                                          Increment 1 CPD
                                                          and synchronized
                          • JNN Capability Resourced
                                                          with BFN
                            via Congressional
                                                          Increment 1 CPD
                            Supplemental & PBD 753
                                                          Capability
                                                                     _C3T.11   11
             Proposed Migration Fielding Plan
               (w/ Army Force Generation Model)


GIG


UEy


UEx




BCT




      FY05   FY06    FY07     FY08    FY09        FY10   FY11
                                                            _C3T.12   12
                                Evolutionary Growth of
                                  Network Capability
                      FY05                  FY06                 FY07                        FY08                        FY09

                                                             Limited OTM                Limited OTM                OTM Commanders’
                   Very limited,        Limited, more
  Mobility                                                   Commanders’                Commanders’                  Communications
               Very Expensive OTM      Affordable OTM
                                                            Communications             Communications              (256kbps @ 25mph)


               Labor Intensive w/     Labor Intensive w/   Labor Intensive w/
                                                                                      Partial Integration            Minimal Burden
                    Multiple               Multiple             Multiple
                                                                                       of Independent              Through Dynamic,
Network Ops       Independent            Independent          Independent
                                                                                       Mgmt / Planning             Integrated NetOPs
                  Management/            Management/          Management/
                                                                                          Platforms                       Tool
               Planning Platforms     Planning Platforms   Planning Platforms

                Multiple Networks
                                                           Initial Convergence
                  (e.g. CSS, JNN,        Continue                                          Continue                   Initial Single
  Network                                                   of CSS, Continue
               Trojan, GBS, …) with     Convergence                                     Convergence                    Integrated
Integration                                                    Convergence
                   Initial TS/SCI        of TS/SCI                                     of CSS & TS/SCI                  Network
                                                                 of TS/SCI
                   Convergence

                                                               Increased                  Increased
                 Voice/Video/Data      Voice/Video/Data                                                                 Increased
                                                            Voice/Video/Data           Voice/Video/Data
                to Bn CP, Limited     to Bn CP, Limited                                                                Robustness
Connectivity    Voice/Data to Bn &    Voice/Data to Bn &
                                                           to Bn CP, Limited          to Bn CP, Limited
                                                                                                                    w/ Ad Hoc Mobile
                                                           Voice/Data to Bn &         Voice/Data to Bn &
                      Co CP                 Co CP                                                                      Networking
                                                                 Co CP                      Co CP

                                                                                          W/ Spiral
                                                                                 (supplemental funding required)
                                                                                                                    Threshold
                             Bridge to Future Networks Increment 1                                                   WIN-T
                                        (JNN Capability)                                                           Increment 1
                                                                                                                             _C3T.13   13
                     JNN Network Delivery Timeline

                                           FY2004-FY2007
4QFY04      1QFY05        2QFY05       3QFY05      4QFY05       1QFY06        2QFY06      3QFY06        4QFY06




      3ID - Aug „04 (2-10-34 config)


                                   101st AB – Jan „05 (1-14-38 config)


                                 10th Mtn - JAN „05 (1-13-32 config)
  Fielded 3ID
    5 Months                                 4ID – APR „05 (1-14-34 config)
  after Receipt
    of dollars                                                     1st Cav – OCT ‟06 (1-16-36 config)

                                                                    25ID – OCT ‟06 (1-14-36 config)


                                                                              82nd – APR ‟06 (1-13-32 config)


                                                                                                        _C3T.14   14
          JNN Supportability Strategy



Overall JNN Supportability Strategy is Contractor
Logistics Support (CLS). Existing Regional Support
Center (RSC) infrastructure is used to administer CLS.
All JNN components (GD CHS, COTS, DPI, Army Inv)
are returned to RSC. JNN components are returned for
warranty or repair to OEM through RSC. Forward
depot stock located at RSC




                                                         _C3T.15   15
                                             JNTC Configuration


Nom enclature           Item Nam e                            ZLIN              Com m on Nam e                             Rem arks
AN/GYK-50A/TIMS Light                                         Z00512            Integrated System Control (ISYSCON) (V)    7010-01-523-6770
AN/TSC-165              Satellite Communication Subsystem     Z00565            Hub TDMA                                   Spiral 1, Commercial variant
AN/TSC-166              Satellite Communication Subsystem     Z00566            Hub FDMA                                   Spiral 1, Commercial variant
AN/TSC-167(V)           Satellite Communication Subsystem     none              Ku Trailer (Paper only)                    TBA
AN/TSC-167(V)1          Satellite Communication Subsystem     N/A (po JNN)      JNN Ku Trailer                             Spiral 1
AN/TSC-167(V)2          Satellite Communication Subsystem     N/A (po Bn CPN)   Bn CPN Ku Trailer                          Spiral 1
AN/TSC-167A(V)1         Satellite Communication Subsystem     N/A (po JNN)      JNN Ku Trailer                             Spirals 2-4
AN/TSC-167A(V)2         Satellite Communication Subsystem     N/A (po Bn CPN)   Bn CPN Ku Trailer                          Spirals 2-4
AN/TSC-XXX              Satellite Communication Subsystem     TBA               SATCOM Hub                                 Spiral 2, commercial variant
AN/TSC-XXXA             Satellite Communication Subsystem     TBA               SATCOM Hub                                 Spirals 3 & 4, FMTV variant
AN/TTC-59               Central Office,Telephone, Automatic   Z00562            JNN Shelter w /Telephony Interface Cases   Spiral 1
AN/TTC-59A              Central Office,Telephone, Automatic   Z00562            JNN Shelter w /Telephony Interface Cases   Spirals 2-4
AN/TTC-60               Central Office,Telephone, Automatic   Z00567            Hub Baseband                               Spiral 1, Commercial variant
AN/TTC-60A              Central Office,Telephone, Automatic   Z00567            Hub Baseband                               Spirals 2-4, FMTV variant
AN/TYQ-122              Sw itching Group, Digital Data        T43146            BVTC                                       5820-01-490-0750
OA-9511A/TYQ            Sw itching Group, Digital Data        S24749            BITS                                       5895-01-525-1260
OA-9517/T               Electronic Timing Group               Z00568            Master Reference Terminal                  TBA
OM-86/T                 Sw itching Group, Digital Data        N/A (po JNN)      UEx Data Interface Cases                   Spirals 1-4
OM-87/T                 Sw itching Group, Digital Data        Z00564            Bn CPN                                     Spirals 1-4




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                                 Maintenance Concept
• Sparing based on criticality of part/component to mission

• 2-level maintenance concept
    –   Level 1: Unit/Direct Support
    –   Level 2: RSC/Depot
    –   Contractor Field Service Representatives (CFSRs) will be available

• Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for Commercial Off-the Shelf (COTS)/Organic for Standard Army
  Equipment Hubs
    – Baseband Hub
         • CLS: Shelter components, trucks, generators
         • Organic: Shelter, trucks, ECUs

    – JNN
         • CLS: Ku Trailers, shelter components, interface cases, on-board generator, ECU
         • Organic: Shelter, trucks, generators, ECUs

    – Bn CPN
         • CLS: Ku Trailers, interface cases, on-board generator, ECU
         • Organic: Shelter, trucks, generators, ECUs

    – SATCOM Hub
         • CLS: Ku, Shelter, shelter components, generators, ECUs
         • Organic: Trucks

    – STTs
         • CLS: Generator, ECU, components, trailer


                                                                                              _C3T.17   17
                    JNN Support Equipment



Equipment                 Item Name                       NSN            LIN
TK-100/G              Electronic Tool Kit            5180-00-605-0079   W37251*
TK-101/G              Electronic Tool Kit            5180-00-064-5178   W37483*
TK-105/G              Tool Kit Elect, Equip          5180-00-610-8177   W37388*
TS-4294/G             ESA Elect Test Set             6625-01-274-0863   T75536*
AN/PSM-45A            Digital Multimeter             6625-01-265-6000   M60449*
TK-17/G               Tool Kit, Elect Sys            5180-01-195-0855   T57382**


Hand tools if required*

 * Items provided by the gaining unit.
** 1 each provided with each JNN shelter.

ESA: Electro-Static Surge Arrestor, used for test bench




                                                                                   _C3T.18   18
                                 Supply Support

• Sparing based on criticality of part/component to mission

• COTS items
   – Warranty repair
   – Return all JNN items to nearest RSC for DX/repair

• GOTS/Standard Army Equipment
   – Standard Army Supply System

• Spare/Repair Parts/ASL
   – Mission criticality
   – Authorized Stockage List provided
      • Spares fielded to the Battalion, BCT/Brigade, UEx, and RSC
          – Generally, if item is spared at the BCT, then minimum 1 each additional spared at UEx
          – Generally, If item is not spared at the BCT, then at least 3 each are spared at UEx
             »   1 each for deployment of 2 Maneuver/Infantry BCTs
             »   1 each to support remaining UEx
             »   Unit/DS combined
             »   RSC/Depot combined



                                                                                          _C3T.19   19
                                   Warranty


•   JNN, BnCPN, and Baseband Hub
    –   Common Hardware/Software-3 (CHS-3) items (5- year warranty)
        •   Return to nearest General Dynamics Regional Support Center for repair
    –   Non-CHS items (Warranty)
        •   Return to RSC for repair




•   SATCOM Hub and STTs
    –   Hub – 1 year warranty

    –   STT – 16 month warranty
    –   Optional Extended Hardware Maintenance on all Components Available




                                                                                    _C3T.20   20
     Template for Deployed Divisions
            CFSR Coverage

General Dynamics                   Data Path
2 – Hubs                           2 – Hubs
7 – JNN BnCPNs                     7 – STTs
7 - NetOps
1 – Network Engineer
                           Div – Home Station
                       General Dynamics        Data Path
Mil City               2 – Hubs                2 – Hubs
                       2 – JNN BnCPNs          2 – STTs
3 – IDM-Ts
                       2 - NetOps              Mil City
                       1 – Network Engineer    1 – IDM-T




                                                           _C3T.21   21
                   Manpower & Personnel


 •   BOIP Feeder Data – in process
 •   BOIPFD
 •   Redefinition of Signal MOSs (MOS 25)
 •   Impact of Modularity
 •   New MTOEs are being developed by Signal Center, Fort Gordon, GA



    Baseband Hub                 JNN Switch                Bn CP Node
25F             2 ea      25F                 3 ea   25B                2 ea
25B            2 ea                                  25Q                2 ea
    SATCOM Hub                  HCLOS Radio
25S             4 ea      25Q                 3 ea




                                                                         _C3T.22   22
                           Technical Manuals


• JNN, BnCPN, and Baseband Hub
     – Operator and Maintainer Manuals
     – Commercial Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs) for COTS items (.pdf
       format)
     – Applicable manuals for Standard Army equipment
     – Overarching system commercial ETM (.pdf format)
     – Standard Army Formatted RPSTL and Maintenance Allocation Chart will not
       be available
         • Remove/Replace/Repair actions will be provided in contractor format

 •    SATCOM Hub, STTs, and MRT
       – Operator & Maintainer Manuals
       – COTS Manuals
       – Laminated Quick Reference Guide
       – Each documentation package will be delivered in hard copy and electronic
         formats



                                                                                 _C3T.23   23
      Computer Resources Support



• Hardware (All CHS)
   – Tadpole laptop procured through CHS-3 (5-year warranty)
   – UNIX laptop procured through CHS-3 (5-year warranty)
   – Panasonic CF-29 Toughbook laptop procured through CHS-3
     (5-year warranty)
   – Return to GD RSC for repair


• Software
   – Maintained by PMO TRCS and CECOM Software Engineering
     Center (SEC)
   – Quarterly IAVA update
   – Software license maintenance




                                                               _C3T.24   24
             JNN Training Courses


                    Course                       MOS          Duration
JNN Operator/Maintainer Course                  25F/25B       10 weeks
Battalion Command Post Node Operator Course     25F/25B        8 days

KU Trailer                                      25S/U/Q        5 days
APU/ECU for KU trailer                          52D/52C        2 days

TDMA/FDMA Truck                                   25S          3wks

Baseband Truck                                  25F/25B        5 wks

Hub Node Overview                               25F/B/S        2 days

BVTC/BITS                                     duty position    5 days

TIMS-Light (ISYSCON V4) Course                  25F/25B        5 days

JNN Network Operations                        duty position    7 weeks
MRT                                             25F/25B        5 days




                                                                         _C3T.25   25
                                Creating a JNN Network Training Team
                                   General Dynamics Perspective
Considerations
•   “Off the shelf” JNN experience does not exist
•   No JNN experts in the labor pool
•
•
    Few individuals have experience in all equipment sets
    Commercial instructors and courses are not a quicker, more effective solution
                                                                                                  Commercial Hardware,
•   Military signal and network experience a key factor for JNN instructors                        Military Application


                            Timeline
                            •   Recruit, hire, in-process
                                     –   4 weeks historical average
                            •   10-week JNN equipment training
                                     –   Required to gain familiarization
                                     –   Solicit info from engineers, senior instructors
                                     –   Lesson material personalized by instructor                                 Training the Trainer
                            •   12-week hands-on training/fielding
                                     –   To obtain supervisory certification
                                     –   Must experience actual NET



                                                                                        Recruit JNN-like instructors
                                                                                        •   ESP instructors with BBN experience
                                                                                        •   ISYSCON instructors available Aug-Sep 05
                            Reduce Instructor                                           •   5 USMC CFSRs available Oct 05

                            Train-up Window


                                                    # w eeks    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
                                                                                                       1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
                    JNN trainer requirem ent
                    Recruit, hire, in-process           4
                    JNN equipm ent training             10
                    Hands-on training/fielding          12
                    Certified trainers                  26                                                                                      _C3T.26   26
                                          Creating a Training Team
                                        Army Schoolhouse Perspective
Considerations
•   Technical background
•   Equipment familiarity                                                   Evaluating the
•   Instructional skills potential
•   Military retirees or military personnel                                   candidate

            Timeline
            •   Candidate with Equipment skills and instructor aptitude
                     –   Senior instructor verifies skills
                     –   No equipment training required
                     –   80-hour instructional certification course
            •   Candidate without equipment skills or instructor aptitude
                     –   Equipment training required                                                Training the Trainer
                     –   80-hour instructional certification course
                     –   Closely supervised/observed by senior instructor




                             JNN
                             •   No pool of military retirees/personnel with JNN Network training
                             •   Candidates must possess correct technical background
                             •   Instructor candidates require extensive equipment training
                             •   Extensive travel required for NET drives instructor “washout”
                             •   Certified instructors are attractive to industry competitors                                Realities
                             •   Close supervision by senior instructor




    “It has been my observation in 25 years of being involved in signal nets from the user perspective
    that the technical skills of the NET instructor on the system they are teaching is critical.”
                                                            COL Michael A. Cordes, Director of Training, US Army Signal Center (14 January 2005)
                                                                                                                                        _C3T.27    27
              Resident School Efforts

• JNTC-S Training Program (Inc 1 – 9/05)
   – Development of the following PC-Based Simulation (IMI) is underway
     (under K023 Contract)
       • JNN
       • Ku-Band
   – Equipment Training Suites added (or planned)
       • 2 Each JNN Training Suites
       • 2 Each Ku-Band Training Suites
   – JNTC-S Leader‟s Course began in 1/05
• JNTC-S Training Program (Inc 2 – 2/06)
   – Completed contract negotiation on 2/3/05
   – Tactical Hub Node PC-Based Simulation
     will be developed and completed by 2/06
   – Will add the following Training Suites:
       • 2 Each JNN Training Suites
       • 1 Each Tactical Hub Node
   – MOS Training for a JNTC Assignment Oriented Track (AOT) will
     begin in October for 25F and 25Q



                                                                          _C3T.28   28
                             JNN Observations
                           By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO



•   Complex Contributors to the Current Challenge
     –   Modularity  first organization in Army to deploy (various BDEs)
     –   Staff  developing TTPs for work/information flow
     –   Training  speed/maturity of training plan
     –   Technical Complexity  system introduces new and complex technologies
     –   Environment  dispersion/non-linear
     –   FOB  some equipment supporting more of FOB, than just unit
     –   TOA Architecture  MSE/ATM to JNN
     –   Support  Lack of key FSRs
     – Maintenance/Parts Flow  parts not in ULLS
     –   Equipment Reuse  ECUs/generators are previous generation




                                                                                 _C3T.29   29
                          JNN Observations
                      By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO (Cont’d)

•   Fielding and capabilities
     –   Units/Cdrs want HCLOS capability down to each BN
     – Desire 3 LOS V(3) per 2 JNNs fielded; transit-case HCLOS radios at BN CPNs
     –   Initial fielding of NM tools (HP Open View/CISCO works) was too complex
     –   SNMPC/Solarwinds have been identified as the NM Tools for the Div
     –   Need for spectrum analyzer at the Unit Hubs/JNNs for troubleshooting
     – Unit was not fielded with test equipment (FIREBERD); had to be borrowed from
       General Dynamics to troubleshoot link problems
     –   No J-boxes to connect REDCOM IGX DSN lines/unit considers itself lucky they
         kept those they had from MSE
     –   Cisco Phones JNN came with did not have individual power supplies
     – Phones require switches with inline power, which limits distribution of services
     –   NIPR is being used at Bn level



                                                                                     _C3T.30   30
                          JNN Observations
                      By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO (Cont’d)
•   Equipment
    –   JNN shelter needs to be up-armored, as it is designed for a HIC environment
    –   Understood that 3ID is leaving both of its Hubs in theater (swap with 4 ID)
    –   101st will need to bring Tactical hub as the density of systems from 3ID, 101st,
        10th, and 4ID will be greater then the two existing hubs can handle
    –   Will need to backfill 3ID with 4ID's tactical hub upon 3IDs
    –   JIOC is a major concern (maintenance, sustainment, operational architecture,
        routing, manning, TS clearances)
    –   Unit Hub 1 in Qatar/operational and are in the process of employing Unit Hub 2 in
        Baghdad (30-45 days before operational)
    –   All JNN nodes (10) and BCPN (32 in-system of 34 total) have TDMA links
    –   No back-up power for the Ku trailers (fire drill to change oil)
    –   No generator on MTOE for BCPN (not sufficient power in some TOCs)
    –   No gauges on some generators to monitor (power out/hertz/consumption)


                                                                                       _C3T.31   31
                           JNN Observations
                       By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO (Cont’d)

•   Network Integration
     –   1st Cav designed a network based on a robust HCLOS LOS network, Digitized
         Division based MSE (ATM), and combined with a very robust VOIP network
         leveraging the Secret backbone
     –   Integrated into the commercial KICC infrastructure using DKET, and Fiber
     –   1st CAV devised RIP plan that left behind call managers in the TOCs (Publishers)
         and called for JNNs to transition call manager from Publisher to Subscriber
     –   Did not have insights into the how/why behind the configuration of JNTC VOIP
         network, using CMs at the JNN and CM Express at the Bn nodes
     –   Routing issues are not necessarily unique to JNN (3rd Sig BDE/22nd Sig BDE)
     –   Network routing takes constant attention/oversight and can always get better
     – Unit is still developing TTPs on what reports they should gather and what
       information to track to measure success or weakness of the network




                                                                                        _C3T.32   32
                         JNN Observations
                      By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO (Cont’d)



•   Maintenance
    –   DPI did not provide adequate PLL at time of fielding
    –   PLL needs to be provided as a package by UA/UEx, not for entire Division
    –   The unit has no personnel trained on commercial generators or military ECU repair
    –   Evacuating an ECU to the LSE can be time consuming.
    –   Limited to no JNN or trailer maintenance training was provided to units ELM shop
        (52C/52D/918 Warrant)
    –   Unit does not perform DS maintenance with technical COTS equipment
    –   MTOE needs to provide more tech warrants and less maintenance warrants
    –   JNN and Ku are tracked almost as ‘separate’ systems




                                                                                   _C3T.33   33
                           JNN Observations
                       By MAJ Collins, PEO C3T LNO (Cont’d)




•   Training
     –   Speed of fielding/reduced training was large contributor to many challenges
     –   NETOPS complexity of overlaying a JNN network on existing MSE architecture
     – Enhanced CFSR team needs to be in place for TOA+ 30-60 day window
     –   Detailed routing architecture/analysis is beyond the ability level of most signaleers
     –   Robust training package needs to be developed to support future fieldings
     –   Consider an in-country MTT/leverage existing Digital Signal University




                                                                                         _C3T.34   34
      Hub Node in Iraq




Hub #2 at Camp Victory behind the KICC compound


                                                  _C3T.35   35
JNN in Iraq




    JNN system with the 3rd ID

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Ku Trailer in Iraq




 Ku Trailer supporting JNN with 3rd ID

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                    LCMC Efforts


• Supportability Strategy

• LARS

• ESSC

• Reset




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                 In Summary



• JNTC Supportability Strategy is CLS

• LCMC Team fully engaged




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