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Global Information Grid

Definition/Scope: The globally interconnected, end-to-end set of information capabilities, associated processes, and personnel for collecting, processing, storing, disseminating and managing information on demand to warfighters, policy makers, and support personnel. The GIG includes all owned and leased communications and computing systems and services, software (including applications), data, security services, and other associated services necessary to achieve Information Superiority. It also includes National



Broader Terms:

Defense information system
global communications
information systems
Joint Communications Support Element
Joint Communications System
US Strategic Command, Combatant Command, Unified

Narrower Terms:

command, control, communications and computers
Committee on National Security Systems
Defense Information Systems Agency
Defense Satellite Communications System
Enterprise Information Environment
Integrated Broadcast System
Joint Battlespace Communications System
Joint Network Node
Joint Network Node-Network
Network Operations
Warfighter Information Network-Tactical
Wideband Military Satellite Communication

Related Terms:

cyber network
Defense Joint Intelligence Operations Center
DODD 5100.30
Enterprise Systems Technology Activity
full-spectrum dominance
Global Combat Support System
Global Command and Control System - Army
Global Command and Control System-Joint
Intelligence Community
National Military Command System
National Security Agency
Net-Enabled Command Capability
Network Enterprise Technology Command
Network Operations

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