When a soldier is critically wounded, there's the platinum ten minutes when the frontline medics have to stabilize him. Every minute counts, so they must react immediately. Once stabilized, the medic's next order of business is passing the right information quickly, digitally documenting the care from the point of injury is critical. It's the soldier's first medical footprint that provides the tool for assessing treatment of men and women on the battlefield.
DCATS Combat Support Systems
DCATS provides two off-the-shelf commercial systems that connect combat service support with warfighter logisticians – Combat Service Support Very Small Apperture Terminals (CSS VSAT) and CSS Automated information Systems Interface (CAISI. CSS VSAT and CAISI get logisticians worldwide reach back connectivity. They digitally transmit critical supply and maintenance transaction.
GCSS-Army – Automated Logistics For The 21st Century
The army is changing the way it conducts maintenance, property accountability and requisitioning supplies. According to officials, the lack of communication between stovepipe or sustainable systems will become a thing of the past with the implementation of GCSS-Army.