The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is canvassing industry for ideas and concepts to help the US Navy (USN) develop future over-the-horizon (OTH) targeting networks.
Study activity is intended to inform the ONR and USN on how to best overcome technology limitations and provide recommendations to fuse “information from various military and national sensors to fashion a network of systems for long-range targeting”. It will also help identify areas where future research and development (R&D) investments are needed.
According to a special notice released on 29 April, the Advanced Targeting Concepts Development Study is intended to identify concepts and techniques for a persistent, long-range targeting capability to enable the kill-chain using a system-of-systems.
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