For the demonstration,
"All IBCS components are in place for the IAMD demonstration and we look forward to helping the
Haynesworth added, "We've also completed the first hands-on training for soldiers from
"Having soldiers participate from our operational units, conducting operational scenarios on the IAMD tactical hardware is a big deal," said Col.
The company delivered two tactical integrated fire control network relays and three dismounted relays that let IBCS interface with remote weapons and sensors. The relays extend the IBCS integrated fire control network across the battlefield, and enables IBCS to establish a highly mobile, self-forming ad hoc network.
In addition to showcasing capabilities, the IAMD demonstration serves as the mechanism to begin developing detailed test plans, procedures, processes and data collection plans for upcoming developmental and operational testing. Furthermore, the demonstration will continue the direct involvement of operational warfighters in the design as part of the IBCS warfighter-centered development process.
Development and operational testing planned by the
The IBCS program resulted from analysis of Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom operations to improve mission command as a top priority. By implementing an open, network-centric, system-of-systems solution, IBCS optimizes battle management command and control and significantly improves cost effectiveness and flexibility. IBCS uses an enterprise, plug-and-fight approach to ensure that current and future sensors and weapon systems can be easily incorporated, allowing warfighters to take advantage of integrated
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