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National Missile Defense Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications (NMD BMC3) Prototype (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) is funding a National Missile Defense (NMD) Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications (BMC3) prototype demonstrator that would provide a partial solution to the BM/C2 definicienies by providing a BM/C2 capability for the NMD mission that could evolve to a deployable system and improve situational awareness and interoperability.

Details (U):

Description User Impact Programmatics Images
Related Initiatives Related Requirements Related Categories Road Map Placements
Additional Hotlinks Lead Office POC  


Description (U):

(U) The BM/C3 prototype is being developed in incremental phases with more and more capability in each phase. Release testing of Capability Increment was completed in Sept 1996. CI-4 will be available in 1999 to support the BMDO demonstration of NMD capability. The BM/C3 will accept data from sensors, display NMD relevant information, accept user inputs, and output command and control information to elements of NMD. The NMD BM/C3 program will provide the capability for the designated operational commander to plan, coordinate, direct, and control NMD weapons and sensors.

User Impact (U):

(U) None.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Programmable.

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U):
NameTitle
N/UWSSNORAD/USSPACECOM Warfighting Support System (N/UWSS)
SCISSurvivable Communications Integration System (SCIS)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
NameTitle
C2 & Data HandlingCommand and Control (C2) and Data Handling
C2 and Data HandlingCommand and Control (C2) and Data Handling
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

NameTitle
SPACE CONTROL: NMD/ COUNTERSPACESPACE CONTROL: NMD/ COUNTERSPACE
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

(U) None.

Lead Office (U):

(U) BMDO.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Maj Mike LaPointe, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 325-6422, DSN 221-6422.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703)808-6040, DSN 898-6040.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 21 November 1997





(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999