NATO and ThalesRaytheonSystems sign contract for Theatre Missile Defence extension

On January 27, NATO

From NATO:  TRSPrime, a subsidiary of ThalesRaytheonSystems, was awarded a contract by the NATO ACCS Management Agency (NACMA) for enhancements to the Air Command and Control System (ACCS) as part of the Active Layered Theatre Ballistic Missile Defence (ALTBMD) programme being developed for the protection of deployed troops.

This award is for the Preliminary System Definition of the first phase of the ACCS TMD project and will be followed by the development, integration and testing of two increments leading to an Initial Operational Capability (IOC). The new functionality developed under the contract will provide sensor and weapon system configuration, management and coverage, air and missile track processing, dissemination, classification, display and alerting. It will also provide weapon system status, engagement, monitoring and control.

“As Allies decided at the NATO summit in Lisbon last November, the scope of ALTBMD will be expanded beyond the protection of deployed forces to also protect NATO European populations, territory and forces,” said Dr. Gerhard van der Giet, General Manager NACMA. “The command and control enhancements developed under the ACCS TMD project provide a future foundation for Missile Defence.”  (photo: NATO)

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