BGC FAAD C2 to Provide the Baltics Full Interoperability wit
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BGC FAAD C2 to Provide the Baltics Full Interoperability with NATO Air Defense Architecture

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army in support of U.S. European Command (EUCOM) to provide Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) to Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. The $14.3 million contract will support upgrading air defense and counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) capabilities and forms the framework for integration into EUCOM Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Plan to more fully support the NATO air defense system architecture.

“FAAD C2’s short-range air defense command and control system has a record of high performance protecting forward operating bases overseas and major U.S. cities with C-UAS capabilities,” said Christine Harbison, vice president and general manager, combat systems and mission readiness, Northrop Grumman. “Replacing obsolete systems with FAAD C2 will enable our allies to participate fully in modern NATO air defenses.”

FAAD C2 is a battle-proven command and control system, deployed in several theaters of operation for short range air defense, C-UAS and counter-rocket, artillery and mortar missions. Its open, multi-domain, system-of-systems architecture enables easy integration with available sensors, effectors and warning systems to launch rapid, real-time defense against short-range and maneuvering threats.

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FAAD C2 was selected as the interim C2 system for counter-small unmanned aerial system procurements for the U.S. Department of Defense. In the future, FAAD C2 will integrate into the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS), the U.S. Army’s contribution to the U.S. Department of Defense Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) initiative.

Northrop Grumman is a technology company, focused on global security and human discovery. Our pioneering solutions equip our customers with capabilities they need to connect, advance and protect the U.S. and its allies. Driven by a shared purpose to solve our customers’ toughest problems, our 90,000 employees define possible every day.

Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Date: Dec 14, 2021
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