"We have developed a state of the art and bandwidth efficient modem that will benefit both the strategic and tactical users," said Johnny Ng, EBEM program manager at PM DCATS. "The government intends to implement an automatic transmit power control and Ethernet IP into the current baseline."
The PM DCATS objective for the MD-1366 Enhanced Bandwidth Efficient Modem (EBEM) program is to develop a state-of-the-art modem that can support the communications, command and control requirements of today's highly mobile, joint U.S.
The IDIQ contract is held with the Project Manager Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS
) in Ft.
Bartosik cautions, though, that the team can't rest on the laurels of its IOC success, as it needs to work post-IOC issues, such as finishing the grounding around the DKET pads, providing a ballistic shield over the shelters and putting a fence around COB Speicher's land mobile radio site--Speicher's land mobile radio system is being provided by another PM DCATS
PM, the Assistant Project Manager, Land Mobile Radio (APM LMR).
Price, as the Department of the Army's (DA) board-select PM DCATS
, manages 121 projects with an annual budget of more than $800 million.
Art Reiff, the deputy PM DCATS
, said that his organization first became interested in the possibility of an X-band ADR when Hypres briefed him and other DCATS officials about the concept in July 2003.
Up at Camp Red Cloud, Uijeongbu, headquarters of the 2nd Infantry Division, in May 2006 PM DCATS
completed the fourth of five modernization phases within the G2's Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, comprising the G2 Analysis and Control Element in the ACE Operations room, the ACE Imagery Intelligence room, the Multidiscipline Counterintelligence room, and the Collection Management and Dissemination room.
"Everything is more difficult in Iraq," echoed SFC Arthur Lee of PM DCATS
, who assisted on the project.
Jackson is PM DCATS
' director for readiness--but don't let the title lull you into thinking Jackson sits behind a cushy desk barking out orders to a bevy of subordinates.
After the ribbon cutting, David Gaggin, Cobham's president, and Ralph Marrone, Cobham's general manager, took Bradley on a tour of the Manchester facility, accompanied by Harrington, LTC Clyde Richards, PM DCATS
' Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, MAJ Ron Claiborne, who manages the effort to acquire VIS for PM DWTS, Suzanne Jenniches and David Watson of Northup Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems, which is the Army's prime contractor and integrator of VIS and Steve Collier and Nick Heyes of Cobham.
"The Tobyhanna teams are professionals in every respect," said Ronald Hyers, former contractor supporting, PM DCATS
, Fort Monmouth, N.J.
One will be located at Fort Monmouth, N.J., to support the PM DCATS
test bed and the other six terminals will be installed at teleport locations to support WGS satellites 1-3.