Evolution from the Network-Centric Warfare Сoncept to the Data-Centric Operation Theory


  • Anatolii Skoryk Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Boris Nizienko Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Anatolii Dudush Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Vasil Shulezhko Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Irina Romanchenko Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine




data-centric operation, network-centric warfare, 4D architecture, system of systems


The article analyzes the impact of disruptive technologies on the evolutionary development of military architectural frameworks and concepts of warfare. It argues the need for a transition from the Network-Centric Warfare concept to the Data-Centric Operation theory and proposes a 4D-extensional representation of the combat space of weapon systems integrated into a single network. It is concluded that there is hardware redundancy in modern weapon systems and it is possible to use it as a network resource, the management of which provides additional opportunities for improving operational capabilities.

Author Biography

Anatolii Skoryk, Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Antiaircraft Missile Troops Department


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How to Cite

Skoryk, A., Nizienko, B., Dudush, A., Shulezhko, V., & Romanchenko, I. (2021). Evolution from the Network-Centric Warfare Сoncept to the Data-Centric Operation Theory. Advances in Military Technology, 16(2), 219–234. https://doi.org/10.3849/aimt.01430



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