Harris Corporation has been awarded a USD44.86 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to assist the US government in providing the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with a C4ISTAR capability, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 19 January.
Harris will provide “programme management, design, systems engineering, integration and test, installation, post-installation test, training, and maintenance efforts,” said the DoD, pointing out that the AFP will be supplied with a joint service command-and-control (C2) system of systems that will replace legacy service-specific systems.
The Global Command and Control System – Maritime will provide information integration and dissemination to each of the AFP joint and service specific headquarters to expand their ability to form and maintain a national common operational picture, stated the DoD.
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