Information Technologies in the Command and Control System of the Gendarmerie

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Information & Security: An International Journal, Volume 16, p.13-21 (2005)


command and control, Force Management, Force planning, GIS, Information Systems Support, Interoperability, Operational planning, Security Sector Operations


Bulgaria’s National Service “Gendarmerie” is in the process of developing a dedicated C2 and management system, based on advanced communications and information technologies. The article describes this development effort and the ways it will support the functioning of the Service in securing sites of strategic importance, combating terrorist and subversive groups, protection of the public order and combating crime. A special focus is placed on the interoperability with other services in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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