PARTICLE has been actively involved in supporting NATO research groups over the last years.

PARTICLE contributed as industry expert and to the experimentation campaign.

See below groups where PARTICLE experts have contributed to.


NATO IST-176: Federated Interoperability of Military C2 and IoT Systems

Status: on-going


NATO SAS-143: Agile Multi-Domain C2

Status: on-going


NATO IST-150: NATO Core Services profiling for Hybrid Tactical Networks 

Status: completed in 2021

RECOGNISED BY NATO on the “outstanding work and scientific contribution”.

See publication at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ist-150-nato-award-particle-summary


NATO SAS-104: C2 Agility:  Next Steps

Status: completed in 2019


NATO IST-118:  SOA recommendations for disadvantaged grids in the tactical domain

Status: completed in 2014

Received the 2018 NATO Scientific Achievement Award


NATO SAS-085: C2 Agility and Requisite Maturity

Status: completed in 2013

Received the 2014 NATO Scientific Achievement Award


NATO SAS-065: NATO NEC Command and Control Maturity Model

Status: completed in 2009


Publications:

Pradhan, M., Manso M.. Michaelis J.  (2021)  Concepts and Directions for Future IoT and C2 Interoperability.  MILCOM 2021: Military Communications Conference 2021.  29 November–2 December 2021 // San Diego, CA, USAhttps://doi.org/10.1109/MILCOM52596.2021.9653093

Jansen, N., Manso, M., Toth, A., Chan, K., Bloeman, T. and Johnsen, F. NATO Core Services profiling for Hybrid Tactical Networks — Results and Recommendations.  International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems (ICMCIS). 4-5 May 2021. The Hague, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMCIS52405.2021.9486415

Johnsen, F., Manso, M., Jansen, N. (2020) Evaluation of Message Broker approaches for Information Exchange in Disadvantaged Tactical Networks in a Federated Environment.  International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS). 25th ICCRTS Proceedings.

Frank Johnsen, Trude Bloebaum, Norman Jansen, Gerome Bovet, Marco Manso, Andrew Toth and Kevin Chan. (2019) Evaluating Publish/Subscribe Standards for Situational Awareness using Realistic Radio Models and Emulated Testbed.  International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS). 24th ICCRTS Proceedings ISBN:978-0-9997246-1-4 (ISSN 2577-1604).

Manso, Marco; Guerra, Barbara; Freire, Fernando; Jansen, Norman; Chan, Kevin; Toth, Andrew; Bloebaum, Trude Hafsøe & Johnsen, Frank T. (2019). Mobile Tactical Forces: Experiments on Multi-broker Messaging Middleware in a Coalition Setting. International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS). 24th ICCRTS Proceedings ISBN:978-0-9997246-1-4 (ISSN 2577-1604).

Marco Manso, Norman Jansen, Trude H. Bloebaum, Frank T. Johnsen, Kevin Chan and Andrew Toth. Mobile Tactical Force Situational Awareness: Evaluation of Message Broker Middleware for Information Exchange.  23rd ICCRTS: “Multi-Domain C2”, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. November 6-9, 2018

Marco Manso, Frank Johnsen, Ketil Lund and Kevin Chan. Using MQTT to Support Mobile Tactical Force Situational Awareness. International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems (ICMCIS), Warsaw, Poland 22-23 May 2018. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMCIS.2018.8398732

Manso M., Johnsen, Frank T., Brannsten, M. A Smart Devices Concept for Future Soldier Systems. ICCRTS 2017, Los Angeles, USA, November 6-8, 2017.

Johnsen, Frank T.; Bloebaum, Trude H.; Alcaraz Calero, Jose Maria; Wang, Qi; Nightingale, James; Manso, Marco; Jansen, Norman.  WS-Notification Case Study and Experiment.  ICMCIS 2017, Oulu, Finland, May 15-16, 2017.  https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMCIS.2017.7956491

Manso M., Alcaraz Calero, J., Barz, C., Bloebaum, T., Chan, K., Jansen, N., Johnsen, F., Markarian, G., Meiler, P., Owens, I., Sliwa, J., Wang, Q.  SOA and Wireless Mobile Networks in the Tactical Domain: Results from Experiments.  MILCOM October 26-28, Tampa U.S.A., 2015.  https://doi.org/10.1109/MILCOM.2015.7357508

IST-118 Group (PoC Marco MANSO), SOA Experiments on Wireless Broadband Mobile Networks in the Tactical Domain.  20th ICCRTS Proceedings, 2015.

ALBERTS, David S.  BERNIER, Francois, CHAN, Kevin and MANSO, Marco. C2 Approaches: Looking for the Sweet Spot. Paper presented at the 18th ICCRTS, Alexandria, USA, 19-21 June 2013.

BERNIER, Francois, ALBERTS, David S., and MANSO, Marco.  International Multi-Experimentation Analysis on C2 Agility.  Paper presented at the 18th ICCRTS, Alexandria, USA, 19-21 June 2013.

ALBERTS, David S., MANSO, Marco. “Operationalizing and Improving C2 Agility: Lessons from Experimentation” Paper presented at the 17th ICCRTS, Fairfax, USA, 19-21 June 2012.

MANSO, Marco and MOFFAT, James. Defining and Measuring Cognitive-Entropy and Cognitive Self-Synchronization. Paper presented at the 16th ICCRTS, Quebec, Canada, June 21–23, 2011.

NATO SAS-065. 2010. NATO NEC C2 Maturity Model. CCRP Publication Series. http://www.dodccrp.org/files/N2C2M2_web_optimized.pdf

MANSO, Bárbara, MANSO, Marco. N2C2M2 Know the Network, Knit the Network: Applying SNA to N2C2 Maturity Model Experiments, 15th ICCRTS: The Evolution of C2, Santa Monica, USA, 22-24 June 2010.

MANSO, Marco, MANSO, Bárbara. N2C2M2 Experimentation and Validation: Understanding Its C2 Approaches and Implications, 15th ICCRTS: The Evolution of C2, Santa Monica, USA, 22-24 June 2010.

MANSO, Marco, NUNES, Paulo. ELICIT and the Future C2: Theoretical Foundations for the Analysis of ELICIT Experiments, 13th ICCRTS: C2 for Complex Endeavors, Seattle, USA, 17-19 June 2008.