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What is IBCS Northrop Grumman?

What is IBCS Northrop Grumman?

Developed in partnership with Northrop Grumman, the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS) is the centerpiece of the U.S. Army’s modernization strategy for air and missile defense capability.

What does IBCS do?

IBCS develops composite tracks from sensor measurement data provided by each sensor in the task force and develops weapon firing solutions based off of the composite track data. This method provides a more accurate target track, and more weapon battlespace than current systems can provide.

What is IBCS army?

Soldiers of the 3-6 Air and Missile Defense Test Detachment used the IBCS to track the surrogate cruise missile targets, identify the threatening missile, and launch a PAC-3 interceptor to destroy the target. …

Does Northrop Grumman make missiles?

Northrop Grumman designs and produces missile products including advanced high-speed propulsion systems, fuzes, warheads and controls for air, sea and land-based systems.

Is the Northrop Grumman IBCS system in production?

Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS), developed in partnership with the US Army, has received authorisation to proceed with low-rate initial production (LRIP) following a successful Milestone C decision for the program.

What did Northrop Grumman do to achieve Milestone C?

To achieve Milestone C, Northrop Grumman worked in partnership with the US Army’s Integrated Fires Mission Command Program Office in the system engineering, design, development and testing of IBCS hardware and software.

Is the US Army using the IBCS system?

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Aug. 20, 2020 – The U.S. Army successfully intercepted a high-performance, high-speed tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target and a cruise missile target during a flight test using the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS).

Is the IBCS integrated with the THAAD system?

IBCS is integrating Patriot air and missile defense systems and the Sentinel sensor. IBCS will integrate soon with the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD).