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In latest test, IBCS creates integrated air picture

12 December 2017

Key Points

  • Test shows army can create high-quality actionable air picture
  • In 2018, IBCS will participate in another SCOE and Red Flag event

Northrop Grumman completed three weeks of live-air testing of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) in which soldiers directed air and missile defence sensors and weapons to conduct air defence operations.

Additionally, IBCS demonstrated the ability to pass joint messages and by pulling together data from air, ground, and marine sensors, it was able to form an accurate integrated air picture, Rob Jassey, head of IBCS global efforts for Northrop Grumman, told Jane’s .

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