Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) successfully intercepted a cruise missile at an extended range during today's flight test using the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense
(IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) with Sentinel and Patriot radars and a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) interceptor.
"Raytheon's integrated air and missile defense
capabilities provide a combat-proven, layered approach that protects citizens, militaries and infrastructure from a broad spectrum of threats," said Ralph Acaba, President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.
The oft-cited 2014 chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense
: Vision 2020 lays out even more "imperatives," such as incorporating, fusing, exploiting, and leveraging "every bit of information available regardless of source or classification;" and targeting the development, modernization, and fielding of IAMD capabilities to fill gaps while "stressing affordability and interoperability." (12) The problem with these broad strategic vision statements is the vagaries are never translated into action.
Having embraced the joint IAMD vision, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and combatant commanders have accepted localized JEZ integrated air and missile defense
. JIAMDO is thus active in developing its JEZ approaches and their COPs.
Northrop Grumman's integrated air and missile defense
battle command system, or IBCS, will provide command and control for Poland's Patriot batteries, said Sudi Bruni, a media relations representative for Northrop's Missile Defense and Protective Systems.
Not surprisingly, these resources for integrated air and missile defense
will continue to be limited, as recognized by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in his Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense
: Vision 2020.
A few weeks later, USS John Paul Jones completed the first Baseline 9 live firing using its integrated air and missile defense
capability on Nov.
He has certainly captured most of the challenges faced by our integrated air and missile defense
(IAMD) forces as ballistic and cruise missiles proliferate across boundaries, grow in numbers, and rapidly improve in capability.
Release date- 22102012 - WASHINGTON, D.C., - In response to the increasingly complex national and multi-national requirements for Integrated Air and Missile Defense
, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has developed a solution that deliver new levels of performance to address evolving threats.
During the March 17 test at the Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Patriot integrated air and missile defense
system equipped with an enhanced suite of improvements known as post-deployment build 8 (PDB8] "successfully detected, tracked and engaged a threat-representative ballistic missile target," a Raytheon press release said.