Military leaders from the U.S., Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania signed a milestone Terms of Reference agreement while kicking off the new Baltic Sea C5I Synchronization Board initiative Oct. 20 in Tallinn, Estonia that will further cooperation in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyberspace and Intelligence (C5I).
The agreement and subsequent working group structure reaffirms the U.S. and Baltic Allies’ commitment to improve warfighting interoperability among all parties and across all domains in order to be better postured to defend against future threats.
“Today’s warfighter is more connected than ever,” said U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Chad Raduege, U.S. European Command’s Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Cyber director. “The need for technical modernization and joint all-domain command and control initiatives will continue pushing us to collaborate even more closely with our partners and Allies.”
The U.S. has projects across land, sea, air, and cyberspace designed to help build partnership capacity among the Baltic States. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have also made large investments in defense modernization and capability….
“This board with help assure that future interoperability projects optimize funds and take advantage of the best technology, training and processes to improve decision making and warfighting capabilities with our Baltic Allies, in support of NATO and our collective defense priorities.”
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