23 Januari 2018

Harris to Support Philippine Military C4ISTAR System Delivery Under Navy FMS Deal

23 Januari 2018

Harris will deliver C2 system to AFP (photo : ADS)

A Harris subsidiary has received a $44.8 million contract to assist the U.S government in efforts to deliver command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance equipment to the Philippine military.

Harris’ RF Communications business will design, engineer and test a joint command and control system of systems for the armed forces of the Philippine under the foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department said Friday.

Work is scheduled to occur through December 2020 and also includes program management along with post-installation test, training and maintenance services.

The Philippines will receive a Global Command and Control System – Maritime designed to integrate and disseminate information across the AFP’s multiple service-specific headquarters.

DoD noted the U.S. will also equip AFP command centers with satellite communications and microwave communications platforms in an effort to establish a unified interconnection between military C2 assets in the Philippines.

The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command will obligate $40.3 million in FMS funds to finance base services under the sole-source contract.


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