Mullen Calls for More ISR Technology, Less Collateral Damage

By Zachary M. Peterson / June 10, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The military must continue to develop and field advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology, a key "enabler" in Iraq and Afghanistan, the nation's top uniformed official said this morning. The current wars have led to ISR requirements that have a "huge impact" on counterinsurgency operations, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen said at breakfast with reporters in Washington. "We are now much more focused on [ISR], delivering enabling capabilities for our forces," Mullen argued. "All services...

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