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Arpanet

The first digital network that utilized packet switching, which is the transmission of data, regardless of content, in manageable chunks called packets. This was a revolutionary technology and ultimately led to the creation of the modern Internet. It was developed in the 1960s by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
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DCS is available to all Common Access Card holders on NIPRNet and all SIPRNet Hardware Token holders on SIPRNet, allowing users to communicate and share information in a secure forum.
This means forces deploy with SIPRNet, NIPRNet, and a third "stack.
The SIPRNET LL SharePoint site was established in 2013 as a mirror of the NIPRNET site.
Government network engineers consider Armored SPON[TM] to solve multiple prominent issues: insufficient budgets to afford the required number of encryption devices, and insufficient personnel to perform the required daily inspections of a traditional Protective Distribution Systems (PDS); the ability for adds, move or changes from NIPRNet to SIPRNet without new construction costs; the ability to for multiple classifications under a single network infrastructure; centralized monitoring of multiple Alarmed Carrier PDS in multiple geographical locations and mapping technology to provide intrusion event location data to responders.
Along with AFN news, sports and movies, users of Bagram's niprnet also have the option of watching movies, TV series or music on their niprnet computers through the Sharepoint morale drives.
Our next actions will involve improving access to the NIPRNet with CAC/PKI or secure alternate token and providing additional metrics and granularity to facilitate development of technical solutions that will allow CAC usage to reach 100 percent.
The backbone of the MTMC communications architecture is the Non-Classified IP Router Network, or NIPRNET, on the unclassified side, and the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network, or the SIPRNET, on the classified side.
Our software is already DiaCAP certified and runs on both SIPR and NIPRnet platforms.
When the advanced capability is fully operational, MUOS will include five satellites (four operational and an on-orbit spare), four ground stations, interfaces to NIPRNet and SIPRNet via DOD gateways, and tens of thousands of user terminals on joint marine, airborne, and ground platforms.
DCS is currently available for use on both the NIPRNET and SIPRNET.
Services provided are NIPRNET, SIPRNET, and Combined Regional Information Exchange.