links geographically dispersed sensors of differing capabilities with all potential firing platforms. Such sensor netting makes each shooter's combat system "think" that every asset in the data link is that unit's own sensor, making engagements on remote track data possible.
↑H. Kamradt & D. MacDonald, "The Implications of Network-centric Warfare for United States and Multinational Military Operations," at v (Decision Support Department Occasional Paper 98-1) (U.S. Naval War College, Center For Naval Warfare Studies 1998) (full-text).