C4iSR: Maritime

Lockheed Martin awaiting USCG decision to provide C4ISR systems for OPC

27 February 2017

Key Points

  • Lockheed Martin is participating in USCG C4ISR system development activities
  • The NSC and OPC C4ISR systems are similar except for defence operations

Lockheed Martin expects to learn this year how much of their C4ISR capabilities, already in use on the US Coast Guard's (USCG's) National Security Cutter (NSC), will be installed aboard the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC).

The company is currently participating in C4ISR system development activities, Kenneth Prime, manager of business development, communications, and security technologies for Lockheed Martin mission systems and training, told Jane's on 23 February.

Task orders to plan an architecture using similar C4ISR components, as used on the NSC, were issued in the November-December 2016 timeframe.

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