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Northrop Grumman Bids for Marine Corps Common Aviation CnC

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by Staff Writers
San Diego CA (SPX) Nov 12, 2010
Northrop Grumman has submitted its proposal for the demonstration contract for the U.S. Marine Corps Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) Phase 2 sensor data subsystem.

The CAC2S program is a low-risk modernization effort to replace the existing equipment of the Marine Air Command and Control System with mature, ready technologies.

The program will provide standardized modular, scalable and adaptable tactical facilities and common baseline hardware and software to more effectively command, control and coordinate air operations.

The demonstration contract sets the stage for a follow-on contract to integrate the CAC2S Phase 1 and Phase 2 systems, prepare a technical data package and deliver optional quantities of low rate initial production systems. The procurement is managed by the Marine Corps Systems Command, Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Quantico, Va.

"CAC2S is a significant effort to apply fielded, mature technologies - in an open, modular and scalable framework - to meet the full range of Marine Corps air C2 requirements in a modern commander-centric network environment," said Mike Twyman, vice president of Integrated Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence Systems for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector.

"To ensure low risk and accelerate capability delivery, we will rapidly develop a Technical Readiness Level 8 or higher solution for the Marines.

"We will also use our Modular Open Systems ApproachTM - Competitive (MOSA-CTM) model to provide the Marine Corps a strategy to minimize total ownership costs," added Twyman.

Northrop Grumman's MOSA-CTM is a strategic business and engineering process that realizes the lifecycle benefits of open-systems architecture and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components and software.

The MOSA-CTM process ensures enduring solutions that will improve interoperability and lower the total cost of ownership. Northrop Grumman is a leading provider of open, non-proprietary C2 systems and mobile, configurable command centers across the U.S.

Department of Defense. The company has extensive experience with Marine Corps tactical air and ground operations, radar data processing and radar control, tactical data links, interoperable communications systems, and reduced footprint environmental and packaging technologies.

Northrop Grumman will also draw upon its extensive net-centric, large-scale systems integration expertise to ensure a modular, mission-adaptable command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solution for this competition.



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