Northrop-Grumman Delivers Mobile SICP Command Posts to US Army

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SICPS Deployed(click to view full) Northrop Grumman Corporation recently rolled out the U.S. Army’s first two high-tech command post systems built under the Standardized Integrated Command Post System (SICPS) program. These common design, mobile, digitized command centers include advanced technologies including Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade-and-Below software (aka “Blue Force Tracker” displays) and other Army automated battlefield-command systems. SICPS are generally mounted on an expanded capacity Humvee jeep, though the standardized enclosure could be merged with other vehicles and may even be moved from one vehicle to another. These efforts are part of a larger program. Under an August 2004 contract valued at $400 million over five years, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is developing and fielding Army tactical command posts as part of the Command Post Platform (CPP) Project. Northrop Grumman’s associated efforts have included special studies, vehicle platform engineering, exercise and test support, as well as working with other Army and joint program offices and government customers to realign their command post/command-and-control shelters to integrate standardized CPP capabilities. See PDF brochure for further details. Over the next 9 months to July 2006, Northrop Grumman will build 48 mobile, modular, digitized, fully integrated command posts for fielding to the 1st […]

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