Northrop Grumman to improve air battle management capabilities of Army's IBCS network

Northrop Grumman boosts air battle management

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 1 May 2015. Command and control experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are moving forward on an air battle management program to create a single, unambiguous view of the air battlespace to enable commanders to deal with uncertain information, short timelines.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., announced a $7.3 million contract Thursday to the Northrop Grumman Information Systems segment in Huntsville, Ala., for additional work on the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS).

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