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ThinkMind // International Journal On Advances in Telecommunications, volume 4, numbers 1 and 2, 2011 // View article tele_v4_n12_2011_6


UAV-based Sensor Networks for the Future Battlefield Warriors

Authors:
Tapio Saarelainen
Jorma Jormakka

Keywords: Wireless Sensor Network; Future Warrior; Situation Awareness, UAV, cryptology, One-Time Pad (OTP)

Abstract:
The Future Battlefield Commander relies on Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Information, Intelligence (C4I2) tools to perform optimally in his given tasks in versatile and hostile environments. The concept of war has changed from traditional wars to the asymmetric wars. This article presents a new networking concept for sensor networks, the Wireless Polling Sensor Network (WPSN) for the Dismounted Future Warrior. The WPSN comprises a small ad hoc network of mobile Unmanned Vehicles (UVs), and a fixed set of sensor nodes that continuously survey the area. The UVs move along pre-planned routes and poll the sensors. The article briefly describes the Future Warrior system, presents the WPSN solution, and explains the main use cases of the WPSN concept: road-side bomb detection, location service in built-up areas, and marking a target by Special Operations units. An evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of the proposed WPSN concept is given; and a provably computationally secure crypto-protocol between base stations and other nodes, such as UAVs, is presented. The main output of the paper offers WPSN solutions together with SCPAs and UVs to attain the maximum performance at all warrior levels.

Pages: 58 to 71

Copyright: Copyright (c) to authors, 2011. Used with permission.

Publication date: September 15, 2011

Published in: journal

ISSN: 1942-2601

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