In this lesson, you learned about signal support and how it
must be integrated to support the AirLand Battle (ALB).
a. The Army Information Architecture (AIA) is the summation of
information architectures developed for HQDA agencies, MACOMs, intermediate
commands, installations, and activities.
The AIA see to correct problems
affecting current information systems and to avoid future problems by
ensuring that newly developed information systems are integrated into it.
b. The IMA includes all sources and activities employed in the
acquisition, development, collection, processing, integration, transmission,
dissemination, distribution, retention, retrieval, maintenance, access,
disposal, and management of information.
The IMA consists of five
management, and printing and publications.
c. The structure of signal support is a complex system of systems which
cover the battlefield.
The primary tasks to accomplish signal support
systems integration are network management, battlefield spectrum management,