Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network (MEECN) National Military Command System (NMCS) Airborne Command and Control Satellite Communications Issues for Congress What is the nature of the threat?
* Improvements of the Very Low Frequency/Low Frequency (VLF/LF) and Extremely High Frequency (EHF) satellite communications (MILSTAR) to the Minuteman ICBM Launch Control Centers (LCCs) across the upper Midwest United States (the Minuteman MEECN Program or MMP).
Air Force System Command's Electronic Systems Division at Hanscom AFB is developing the dual frequency minimum essential emergency communications network (MEECN
) receiver, which operates in the low and very low frequency bands and links national command authorities with Strategic Air Command bomber bases and intercontinental ballistic missile launch control centers.
TRW ICBM Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $6,947,850 modification to a cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for hardware in support of Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) for Minuteman Minimum Essential Emergency Communication Network program (MEECN
) in support of the Minuteman missile.