Military & Aerospace:
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. –Command and control experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are preparing to build two battle management systems for the government of Poland to help military authorities quickly deal with uncertain information concerning potential air and missile attacks.
Officials of the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., announced a $349.4 million contract Wednesday to the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems segment in Huntsville, Ala., to build two complete battery sets of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS) production hardware and software for Poland.
This contract is for the first phase of Poland’s Wisla air and missile defense program, Northrop Grumman officials say. The IAMD IBCS will be the command-and-control segment of Poland’s Patriot air-defense missile forces.