The use of both HORIZON and Joint STARS
to provide surveillance of ground and helicopter traffic in Kosovo for Operation Allied Force in 2000 highlighted the need to increase the interoperability and integration of these assets.
Indeed, the histories of the tank, submarine, and aircraft show how Service culture has caused such resistance before, and now this history is in danger of being repeated with Joint STARS
. As this article argues, Service culture has been preventing exploitation of the system's immense potential.
Had the Cold War continued, the NATO Eurogroup would almost certainly have pursued the establishment of a NATO-owned Joint STARS
fleet, as was done in the case of AWACS more than a decade earlier.
The four-day workweek afforded while maintaining the B-1 was replaced with the 24/7 posture required for the Joint STARS
Boeing, Northrop Grumman Boeing has escalated a campaign to persuade the US Air Force to replace the Northrop Grumman E-8C joint surveillance target attack radar system (Joint STARS
), warning that actual costs to modernise the 707-based surveillance fleet may exceed official estimates by up to five times.
The ability to take information--from sensors aboard satellites, Joint Stars
, Predator, Global Hawk--integrate it, and use that intelligence to cue weapon systems is what gives a joint commander a critical edge.
The AOC, in cooperation with the US government's Joint STARS
and AWACS Program Offices, will sponsor a Battle Management Conference on June 8-9, 2004, at the Northrop Grumman Air Ground Systems & Battle Management Systems Integration and Test Facility, Melbourne, FL.
They organized with themselves, they got the Joint Stars
up to speed.
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Integrated Systems sector has been awarded a $64.8 M test support delivery order by the US Air Force for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS
The Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Stars
(Surveillance Target Attack Radar System) is based on a refurbished 707-300 series aircraft, and has workstations for 18 systems operators.
The first enhanced JT8D-219 engine is reportedly on track to be delivered to Northrop Grumman in February 2011, in support of re-engining the USAF E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS
A new software upgrade designed to allow Common Ground Station (CGS) and Joint Service Workstation (JSWS) systems to network with other systems over the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) is providing valuable training opportunities for Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS
) CGS Operators.