Informasjonsinfrastruktur for NBF
This report is part of a report series that describes central technology areas for the future defence. The topic presented is information infrastructure for Network Centric Warfare (NCW). The future defence will move in the direction of Network Centric Warfare, and a capable information infrastructure is needed to achieve this. The purpose of the report is to elaborate on the information infrastructure needed in Network Centric Warfare. The information infrastructure consists of a service infrastructure (traditionally called information system) and a communication infrastructure. Essential characteristics of the information infrastructure are described. We also discuss the operational benefit and cost implications of implementing such an infrastructure.