TRW Systems, of Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded the Joint National Integration Center Research and Development Contract (JNICRDC).
TRW Systems, of Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded the Joint National Integration Center Research and Development Contract (JNICRDC). The JNICRDC period of performance is Sept. 1, 2002 through Jan. 3, 2003, with two one-year options from Feb. 1 2003 through Jan. 31, 2004 and Feb. 1 2004 through Jan. 31, 2005. Under this contract, TRW will provide research and development services to conduct rapid prototyping of the overarching joint and coalition Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) system for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), develop and operate the BMDS BMC2, Communications test bed, conduct BMDS interoperability testing and analysis, develop, conduct, and support missile defense modeling and simulation for the overall BMDS, its segments and program elements, and plan, conduct, and analyze missile defenseBMC2, and communications operator-in-the-loop war games and commander in chief exercises to support the development of joint and coalition missile defense concepts of operation. TRW will support and maintain facilities and communications for the entire JNIC, the Space Warfare Center, the Space Aggressor Squadron, the Attack and Launch Early Reporting to Theater system, the Aerospace Fusion Center, the Center for Research Support, and the Cheyenne Mountain Training System. The contract will be performed at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. Delivery orders issued against this contract will use fiscal years 02 through 05 research, development, test, and evaluation, and customer funds. The contract value is not to exceed $200 million for the basic effort, and $200 million for each option, for a total not to exceed value of $600 million. The Joint National Integration Center, Schriever Air Force Base is the contracting activity. (H95001-02-D-0001).
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|Publication:||EDP Weekly's IT Monitor|
|Date:||Sep 30, 2002|
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