These systems are among the first that will be tested by the Evaluation Brigade Combat Team, whose mission is to support FCS
evaluation and training.
The authors conducted interviews with representatives from across the FCS
program, including senior Army officials on the Department of the Army staff, Army representatives from the FCS
program office, and other Army personnel from supporting organizations.
concept is a new generation of manned and unmanned ground vehicles, air vehicles, and munitions, each of which taps into a secure network of superior combat information.
is a networked "system of systems," using advanced communications and technologies to link soldiers with manned and unmanned ground and air platforms and sensors, to significantly enhance the Army's effectiveness and maneuverability.
And while Harvey noted that the combination of the Army's modular-force initiative and the FCS
program forms the basis of the Service's future-combat-force strategy, he pointed out that FCS
is not being implemented solely to equip a future force.
is a networked system of improved communications links and lighter, more mobile armored vehicles that is, in effect, the backbone of the Army's long-term transition plan to reach what it calls the 'objective force.
During this SDD phase, The Army-LSI team will work with the 23 FCS
partners, chosen through an Army-approved competitive process over the summer, to begin the design and development of the first FCS
, a leading supplier of enterprise hardware and software products and services designed to maximize the value of IT infrastructures, has extended its relationship with Baxter to continue managing the company's service parts inventories.
communications systems integrator, BAE Systems provides electronic and mounting hardware, the radio's antenna, and integration services to deliver a complete Ground Mobile Radio system.
Under the agreement, CCC's customers will send mobile electronic system claims to FCS
via CCC Autoverse(R) Claim Management - CCC's convenient, centralized web solution designed to dispatch, receive, review and conclude the process of a claim.
Network Centric Operations systems to harness the power of FCS
and the Current force to include FCS
Ground /Air Communications, FCS
Joint Tactical Radio Systems, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T), FCS
Manned Ground Vehicles, FCS
Armed Robotic Vehicles and C4ISR Solutions.
Lead System Integrator (LSI) -- The Boeing Company and SAIC -- recognized the source selection team for its detailed analysis of all TDS proposals.