FBCB2


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FBCB2Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade-and-Below
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It is the constellation of GPS satellites that provides a Defense Advanced GPS Receiver's (DAGR) positional data, enables navigation through the FBCB2 and provides a time source for radio encryption.
While all service providers had a shot in the competitive environment and all were treated equally, PM JBC-P, then known as PM FBCB2, decided to no longer accept the status quo.
It also includes a backbone network to connect all FBCB2 NOCs into a single network for worldwide interoperability, integration with FBCB2 software and engineering services in support of the BFT-2 network.
The S-6 checks for proper operation of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) and Blue Force Tracker (BFT) systems and single channel ground and airborne radio system (SINGCARS) radios.
The success of MTS' on-the-move satellite communication capability has had a dramatic and sweeping effect on the combat arms and joint community, including Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2).
A Northrop Grumman-developed system that provides joint coalition forces with a clear, continuous common operating picture of the battlefield in Iraq and Afghanistan has been honored as the "Best Program in Support of Coalition Operations." The Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2)-Blue Force Tracking System and its Coalition Force Tracker variant received the award at the Battlespace Information 2005 conference in London in April.
Initial assessments from units in theater indicated that Force XXI Battle Command Brigade-and-Below (FBCB2) and Blue Force Tracker (BFT) were winners and that e-mail, chat rooms (Instant Messaging), and Web pages were critical for collaboration and information dissemination.
Designed to be compliant to the FBCB2 Common Card Specification, the VCP P3A uses the latest generation Socket 370 Intel Pentium high-speed (up to 1.0 GHz) processor, a 133 MHz system bus and a PC266 memory bus.
The BFT program adds satellite-based positioning technology to another system being deployed called Force 21 Base and Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2), which includes software for transmitting and coordinating position information and connections to line-of-sight EPLARS and SINCGARS radios.
The second major challenge in mission command systems integration was joining the FBCB2 and BFT networks.
This will require someone to manually create overlays in both the Command Post of the Future and Blue Force Tracking (BFT)/Joint Capabilities Release (JCR)/ForceXXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2).