British BAE Systems to deliver two sets of U.S. carrier-based information system
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According to Global Safety Net April 11, 2011 reported that BAE Systems has delivered two major U.S. Navy carrier-based intelligence system, the system compared with traditional systems to provide more intelligence, surveillance , reconnaissance and targeting capabilities.
BAE Systems produced the first set of the Navy Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-N) is currently being “Eisenhower” aircraft carrier (CVN 69) to accept the installation, the second system will be delivered immediately transported to the deployment base in Yokosuka, Japan, “George Washington” aircraft carrier (CVN 73) on.
BAE Systems, the system is part of five-year contract, worth $ 72 million contract, BAE Systems, under contract with the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to develop, produce DCGS-N system and provide support, BAE Systems should be the U.S. Navy to deliver more than 25 sets of the system.
Distributed Common Ground System is the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps general information on multi-source ISR integrated application system can be near real-time receiving, processing and distribution of ISR information. The system is capable of multi-source ISR information distributed processing, building an information sharing network like the Internet. U.S. armed forces use various services of such a common ground station can receive, process and distribute from satellites, reconnaissance aircraft, unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and ground/sea reconnaissance and surveillance platforms such as delivery to a variety of intelligence information. DCGS-N is the Navy’s Distributed Common Ground System part of the system will be a variety of applications and systems integration services to a common infrastructure to share and disseminate important data for analysis and positioning, designed to shore and offshore tasks support.
BAE Systems-led industry team includes General Dynamics Corporation, Sun Microsystems Inc., ManTech Corporation, Space Dynamics Laboratory, InVisM company, Argon ST, Athena Consulting. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Zhang Luo Qing)