Can Digitising Artillery Really Revolutionise Modern Gunnery?
Will artillery commanders have the option of completely digitising the forward observer? What about linking to joint fire units or CAS assets digitally? Ian Burch is the Offensive Support SME at Rockwell Collins and, in this vignette, he emphasises the necessity of eliminating room for error. The digital call for fire has remained more a notional concept than a realistic possibility - until lately. Recently introduced technologies will soon fill this gap, with digital communication being the key to this equation.