Defense Information Systems Network


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Defense Information Systems Network

Integrated network, centrally managed and configured to provide long-haul information transfer services for all Department of Defense activities. It is an information transfer utility designed to provide dedicated point-to-point, switched voice and data, imagery, and video teleconferencing services. Also called DISN.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Navy carrier and expeditionary strike groups will use WGS to provide high-capacity connectivity between ships and into the terrestrial portion of the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).
* It provides Defense Information Systems Network connectivity down to the battalion level;
This allows the RHN to connect and transport the common Defense Information Systems Network services to divisions, separates, and Expeditionary Signal Battalions composed of over 30 JNN and 150 command post nodes.
RHNs collocate with Defense Information Systems Network gateway sites to provide the expeditionary force points of entry into the global network.
The interim modularity solution, Joint Network Transport Capability-Spiral program enabled divisions to provide Defense Information Systems Network services down to the battalion level without having to leverage external communication agencies' assets.

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