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REGENCY NET (RN) SYSTEM

ACQUISITION CATEGORY: IV

ACQUISITION PHASE: MS IV Operations/Support

PE & LINE #: BB-8422

SYNOPSIS: REGENCY NET HAS REPLACED THE CEMETARY NET SYSTEMS IN EUROPE.

DESCRIPTION: The RN System is a Tri-Service program. An NDI acquisition to provide USCINCEUR with an independent, agile, survivable, fully supportable HF C3 system with secure data and voice communications, capable of operating in a wartime environment. The AN/TRC-179(V)1 Force Terminal is the primary element of the RN architecture, housed in an S-711 [TRC-179(V)] shelter. Additional major items include the AN/TRC-179(V)3, Split-Site; the AN/GRC-215 Team Terminal; and the PU-794(G) Generator Set.

TRANSPORTATION CHARACTERISTICS / LIMITATIONS: L = 181, W = 96, H = 87 (inches), Weight = 8,200 lbs.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:

May 79 ASDC3I assigned Army as lead service.

May 87 Competitive solicitation awarded to Magnavox Corp.

Dec 91 Decision from DISC4 to PEO COMM.

Apr 92 Conditional Materiel Release approved.

Jun 92 Deployment of RN to CINCEUR initiated.

Sep 92 RN project transitioned to USACECOM.

Aug 95 RN transition from Level II to Level III management.

REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT: Baseline Requirements Document Validated by JCS - Apr 83.

TYPE CLASSIFICATION: Standard approved 13 Apr 93.


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