Ensure battlefield dominance by delivering innovative and persistent Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Force Protection (FP) sensor capabilities for our Army “to fight tonight.”
PSS-T will be integrated into aerial information collection, base defense, and aerial layer network transport architectures to support needs for persistent surveillance, information collection, and communications extension at key operating locations. PSS-T directly addresses gaps identified in the Joint Direct-Support Aerial Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance ICD, Unmanned Systems ICD, and Aerial Layer Network Transport ICD.
PSS-T retains medium and large aerostat platforms to meet future expeditionary and contingency needs for persistent surveillance, information collection, force protection enhancement, and as a platform for Army Aerial Layer Network Transport. PSS-T is a highly persistent and flexible multi-sensor information collection platform that will be integrated with other aerial and unattended ground sensor systems to provide the slew-to-cue capability. PSS-T provides 360˚ detection, surveillance, monitoring, and targeting capability through real-time full motion video, EO/IR, and wide area, detection of moving vehicle and dismount targets.
Deliver to the warfighter vehicle mounted counter explosive hazard capabilities that pace the threat.
HMDS is a post MS C, ACAT II program that transitioned from a QRC to Program of Record. The program is structured to incrementally deliver mounted counter explosive hazard detection and marking capability through a series of Engineering Change Proposal and Modification Work Orders. HMDS addresses a capacity shortfall by improving the Brigade Combat Teams and Engineer Brigade’s ability to clear routes of buried explosive hazards and locate cached munitions.
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Deliver to the warfighter vehicle mounted counter explosive hazard capabilities that paces the threat.
The Wire Detection Sensor Kit is a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) that will be integrated into the HMDS POR as an Engineering Change Proposal (ECP). Consisting of seven components the Wire Detection Sensor Kit can be installed as an additional detection capability by 2 soldiers in 8 hours. The Wire Detection Sensor Kit can be operated in conjunction with the HMDS GPR and is capable of detection over a variety of road surfaces to include: Dirt, Gravel, Asphalt, and Concrete (without rebar). Operator visual alerts, alarms and enhanced marking capabilities for the Wire Detection Sensor and GPR are increased by the installation of the T1200 tablet, new graphical user interface and 8 spray nozzle marking bar.
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The Automated Integrated Survey Instrument (AISI) is a non-developmental item (NDI) used to collect, store, retrieve and process survey data. It provides the military surveyor with a single instrument (total station) to achieve all functions formally carried out with theodolites, tapes, and distance measuring devices significantly increase the speed of survey operations and mitigation of human recording and computing errors. It automatically stores field survey data for integration to Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems.
AISI is a complete optical / LOS field survey instrument package used to determine distances and directions, establish geodetic survey control and perform construction and airfield surveys. AISI automates the collection of precise (centimeter level) topographic data to support construction and design team efforts. AISI leverages open architecture to ensure compatibility with industry survey SW and HW. AISI calculates unadjusted coordinates, differences in elevation, and elevation of survey control points, recording them in a portable data collector for retention and post-processing.
GPS-Survey (GPS-S) supports Technical Engineer (MOS 12T) accomplishment of construction and topographic surveys with centimeter-level precision and has integrated SAASM capability that satisfies OSD Policy for operations in degraded and contested environments.
GPS-S enables Engineer Survey and Design Team members to perform construction and topographic surveys with centimeter-level precision in electronic contested environments. GPS-S interfaces with current Army Survey (AISI) equipment to perform integrated GPS / optical surveys. The Instrument Set, Reconnaissance and Surveying (ENFIRE) tablet PC is leveraged for post-processing of survey data and import of survey design files. GPS-S meets FAA standards for airfield survey and has employed standards-based data exchanges to achieve interoperability with commercial SW and HW equivalents.
Instrument Set, Reconnaissance and Surveying (common name: ENFIRE) is a digital technology upgrade to the analog Survey Set, Military Field Sketching legacy capabilities. ENFIRE enables the performance of reconnaissance, construction management, project management, field surveying, facilities management, inventory management, obstacle planning and field engineering tasks by soldiers in CMF 12. The set utilizes standard military communications devices to transfer data files to the Army Mission Command suite of warfighting capabilities.
ENFIRE is a digital technical engineering and data collection toolset used by Engineer Soldiers to perform reconnaissance, obstacle reporting, construction management, and support to surveying operations. Precision measuring devices and other peripherals are integrated to a ruggedized tablet computer that hosts a suite of software that supports a wide range of military engineer functions. ENFIRE provides warfighters with greater accuracy and precision of measurements, faster information collection, and rapid dissemination capabilities. It reduces time on target and operations from a stand-off distance reducing exposure; greatly improving safety to soldiers.
In addition to providing targeting video to the UAS Operator and lasing the target for laser tracking munitions, the enhanced reconnaissance and security capabilities of CSP enable collection of actionable combat information across the entire battle space, improving the Commander’s ability to concentrate superior combat power against the enemy at the decisive time and place.
CSP is an Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) sensor. It is an ACAT III Program of Record consisting of a thermal imager, a visible imager, a laser designator, an eye-safe laser rangefinder, a laser pointer, and a laser spot tracker packaged within a stabilized gimbal. The CSP is integrated onto the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and is able to operate throughout the platform’s flight mission profile and operational altitude. The CSP capabilities are common with similar unmanned aerial systems of the same class promoting the potential for Joint commonality as well as acquisition advantages. The CSP may also be integrated onto other manned and unmanned aircraft.
MX Sensor Systems currently supports a variety of combat operations worldwide. These sensors are mounted on several airborne platforms (manned and unmanned) and offer the battle commander a Full Motion Video (FMV) capability in support of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations.
MX Sensor is an imaging and target acquisition sensor payload supporting aerial platforms with Electro-Optic/Infrared (EO/IR) cameras providing High Definition (HD) Full-Motion Video (FMV), allowing near-real-time eyes on target, with a laser illumination, laser range finding, and laser designation capable targeting capability. MX Sensor provides a fully integrated sensor to multiple aerial platforms to provide persistent surveillance and dissemination capabilities, enabling response forces to Find, Fix, Track, Target, and Engage threats against personnel, civilians, facilities, and infrastructure within the platforms’ area of responsibility.
Shadow EO/IR/LD systems currently support a variety of combat operations worldwide. These sensors are mounted on Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (TUAVs) and offer the battle commander a Full Motion Video (FMV) capability in support of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations.
The Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAV) EO/IR/LD Payloads will be an off-the-shelf / non-developmental EO/IR/LD sensor that provides a robust, advanced state-of-art sensor suite to collect critical information for all members of the air-ground maneuver team. To be utilized on the Shadow TUAS (BCT, AVN BDEs, and Special Operation Groups). It provides maneuver commander with vastly improved persistent situational awareness of the battlespace as compared to what was previously available.
Enhance Installation security through automated personnel verification and authentication using a Joint Service Architecture and authoritative databases to continuously vet personnel against possible criminal, terrorist and insider threats.
Provides a single standardized, interoperable and integrated system for Installation access control, enabling enhanced situational awareness, sharing of information and optimization of resources.
Provide automated area monitoring and situational awareness, long range threat detection, response and close-in direct fire Force Protection (FP) at Forward Operating Bases (FOB) and small Combat Outposts.
Containerized Force Protection (FP) system integrating numerous, multi-layered FP subsystems to provide automated area monitoring and situational awareness, long range threat detection, response and close-in direct fire response at FOBs and small Combat Outposts in austere environments.
Enhance base protective posture, assess threats, deny enemy access and provide standoff by controlling vehicle and personnel access through a system of systems approach.
Integrated System of System utilized to protect and enhance Force Protection capability against Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices, Personnel Borne Improvised Explosive Devices, Chemical, Direct and Indirect Fire threats at Entry Control Points to Forward Operating Bases.
Provide Terrestrial Layer Full Motion Video (FMV) capability throughout theater of operations to include the installation of encoders, routers, UPS, Microwave Line of Site (MLOS) Shots, and Radio Masts as directed by theater command.
The Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance Systems-Combined (BETSS-C) FMV provides netted and integrated voice, data and full-motion video of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Sensors and Communication Systems through the use of Microwave Line of Sight (MLoS) radios and Video Encoders (VE) with guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS).
G-BOSS(E) will be of a size and weight that allows mobility, transportability, scalability, and modularity consistent with deployment and employment using common U.S. air, land and sea transport assets. The G-BOSS(E) will be capable of independent employment or as part of a network base security and defense system. Army G-BOSS(E) will provide variable sensor heights to meet the capability of persistent surveillance required of the Medium and Heavy variant/configuration (mid to high sensor height) and incorporate a detachable sensor suite as a system to meet the Light configuration.
G-BOSS(E) is an expeditionary, ground-based, self-contained, multi-spectral sensor, persistent surveillance system used to observe, collect, detect, classify, identify, track, record, and report on contacts, objects of interest, and assessed threats twenty-four hours a day utilizing a fused video and sensor data display. An expeditionary nature is a critical aspect of the G-BOSS(E) to meet joint operations. G-BOSS(E) will replace the interim PSS-G with an improved persistent surveillance capability with network integration and better mobility utilizing modular configurations/variants: Light (man-transportable), Medium (mid-sensor height), and Heavy (high-level sensor height).
Recover and refurbish currently fielded force protection Non-Standard Equipment (NS-E) and to assemble and sustain integrated, interoperable, deployable Force Protection equipment packages. This approach scales capabilities with individual site requirements, providing what is needed at the time it is needed, which results in a minimal configuration burden, eases logistics and conserves force protection assets for use elsewhere.
IBD packages provide an interim IBD capability to increase protective effectiveness, enhance situational awareness and reduce troop-to-task requirements. IBD Kitting serves as a bridging effort to an enduring IBD capability while maximizing the Army’s return on investment by harvesting and reutilizing currently fielded NS-E.
Provide a standard intrusion detection capability for world-wide DoD facilities to include conventional, nuclear and chemical sites.
Highly secure, standardized Intrusion Detection System using state-of-commercial technology to detect and assess unauthorized intrusion of protected areas. Provides real-time assessment and rapid flexible response to existing, imminent or emerging threats. Architecture accommodates remote intrusion, chemical, biological and radiological agent monitoring. Scalable architecture accommodates small, medium and large sites. Configured for nuclear and chemical munitions sites; bulk conventional arms, ammunition and explosive storage sites and in the security of vital/sensitive military resources.
Sensor Data Interoperability/Fusion: Provides layered approach to integrate sensors, sensor systems, and unmanned systems with automated fusion capabilities to create an in-depth security, surveillance, and response common operating picture (COP) for base camps in all operating environments.
Provides a layered approach to integrate sensors, sensor systems and unmanned systems with automated fusion capabilities to create an in-depth security, surveillance and response Force Protection (FP) Common Operating Picture (COP) capability for fixed and semi-fixed/expeditionary elements across the spectrum of operations in all operating environments. Will enable rapid decision analysis, speed the response process as well as increase the information dissemination horizontally and vertically along the chain of command and with outside supporting organizations. IGSSR-C addresses gaps identified in the IUBIP Interoperability lCD.
Improve Warfighter decision making and reduce troop-to-task by integrating existing standalone FP systems.
The JDOC program provides an Operational Picture that improves Situational Awareness and effective timely response in the protection of personnel and resources. This is achieved by facilitating systems interoperability and integration, data fusion, and organization and display of data and imagery in the most effective way possible.
Enhance Force Protection against Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device, Personnel Borne Improvised Explosive Device, Weapons, Hidden Personnel, Narcotics and other contraband in response to multiple JUONS and ONS.
Family of detection and screening systems for scanning personnel, vehicles and containers providing increased probability of detection of anomalies indicating the presence of explosives, weapons or other contraband.
Provide an advanced suite of tunnel detection sensing technologies to alert Commanders of the presence of clandestine tunnels that pose a direct threat to bases, forward operating bases and critical infrastructure security.
R2TD includes an “A” KIT with Border Activity Tunnel Detection System (Linear and Point) and a “B” KIT of mobile detection system utilizing active and passive sensors intended to detect tunneling activities and localize existing tunnels/voids to increase the local Commander’s situational awareness.
Rapidly provide the Warfighter with a flexible, moveable, adjustable, scalable and expeditionary base defense system for detection, assessment and persistent surveillance.
Flexible, scalable, expeditionary video surveillance system providing outside the perimeter detection and assessment capabilities for Joint Security Sites, Combat Outposts and FOBs.
Provide human traffic pattern analysis to determine pre and post-event pattern of life analysis to assess or predict enemy activities. The BSS capability supports analysis on a wide range of counter- IED related problem sets, including monitoring points and areas of interest, blue force operations, surveillance, ad-hoc requests, and suspicious movement reporting. Perimeter Security and Force Protection, Coastal Surveillance, Clandestine Wide Area Persistent Surveillance (WAPS) Operations and Tactical and Strategic Intelligence Gathering.
The BSS is a ground-based GMTI Radar system used to track mounted and dismounted ground targets over a large area. The BSS provides the capability to monitor; track, in near-real-time (NRT); and record data for forensic analysis within the system’s field of view (FOV). The system’s persistent look and wide field of view allows users to cue Full Motion Video (FMV) assets and provide increased situational awareness to ground commanders of movement within their area of operation. The BSS is organized into four major subsystems: the Radar, Track Processing, Exploitation, and Network/Communication.
The PSDS2 mission is to integrate input from multiple sensors (EO/IR, radar, and acoustic) to provide situational awareness at all echelons; disseminate real-time streaming video, autosensing available bandwidth; provide Video in Context for situational awareness on a 3-D Terrain Model or a Google Earth®-based common operational picture situational display; archive video and metadata for forensic analysis; support collection and management of actionable observations/events; and interface with Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) for an improved operational picture.
PSDS2 is a Full Motion Video (FMV) system and architecture that ingests video from sensors into a centralized location to support persistent surveillance, video exploitation, dissemination and archiving. Ingests live FMV feeds from UAVs, aerostats and camera towers. Provides FMV processing, exploitation and dissemination tools to Intel analysts. Archives video and metadata for forensic analysis. Uses the Web Portal to provide thin client video exploitation and video dissemination to thousands of tactical users via Theater networks.
TSS will address four of the five base camp core protection/security capabilities identified in the IBD CONOPS which are perimeter security, entry control, persistent surveillance, warning and alerting. These missions include but are not limited to: Internment/Resettlement (I/R) operations; perimeter security; internal security areas within base camps or installations; outside the perimeter, border or boundary, primary and high priority routes; Route Clearance; Homeland Security missions and any named areas of interest (NAI), or other missions as directed by the Commander.
The TSS is a modular, scalable, lightweight, rapidly deployable, ground-based security and surveillance System of Systems providing short and long-term security and persistent surveillance. TSS and its components are designed to be employed as a stand-alone system, in a layered effort or integrated with additional force protection (FP) systems.
Cerberus Scout is a mid-range persistent surveillance system in a portable configuration to provide Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Target Acquisition (RSTA) and Force Protection (FP) support in circumstances where it is impractical to employ a trailer based sensor suite, such as when supporting a small unit (e.g. squad, Special Operating Force (SOF), or extra small base camp in a remote location or outpost with limited vehicle access.
Lightweight, portable COTS/GOTS surveillance system Sensor Payload: IR & Day Camera, Ground Surveillance Radar, Laser Range Finder and Laser Pointer Battery operated w/ Solar Panel back-up system and optional 2kW Generator Records data to DVR Unmanned, self-contained and remotely operated surveillance system Modular design allows tailoring of configuration to fit custom mission needs.
The 3GEN FLIR program incorporates dual-band technology advances into a common B- Kit for integration across multiple platform sensor applications, enabling combat forces to realize sensor overmatch through increased information fidelity, situational awareness (SA), lethality, survivability, and freedom of maneuver/action in the execution of operations across the full spectrum of conflict.
The 3GEN FLIR program Incorporates High Definition (HD) dual-band Mid-Wave Infrared/Long-Wave Infrared (MWIR/LWIR) sensing technology for reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition capabilities in day-night and degraded battlefield environments. The 3GEN FLIR B-Kit will replace the 2GF B-Kit.
The 2GF program incorporates Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) technology into a common B-Kit for integration across multiple platform sensor applications that provide a common picture to the Soldier for enhanced reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition in operational environments.
The 2GF program provides nine B-16 Class IX items, commonly referred to as the B-Kit, that are integrated into the Army’s highest priority targeting and surveillance systems using unique A-Kit components. All B-Kit items are fully interchangeable for each platform (except the LRAS3 A-focal). The B-Kit items were developed using a Horizontal Technology Integration (HTI) approach to obtain benefits of economies of scale and avoid duplicative systems engineering and support efforts.
The DVE allows for tactical vehicle movement in support of operational missions in all environmental conditions (day/night and all weather and battlefield obscurants).
The DVE is an uncooled thermal imaging systems for driving Combat Vehicles (CV) and Tactical Wheeled Vehicles (TWV) during limited visibility conditions (darkness, smoke, dust, fog, etc).
The E-UGS detects enemy vehicle and footstep traffic to provide improved situational awareness, enhance existing Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) assets, and facilitate a tactical response.
The E-UGS is a near real-time situational awareness system that is simple to deploy, operate, and transport, with the capability to seismically detect and report human footsteps or moving vehicles. The system consists of a Base Station kit and Sensor Kit containing 55 expendable sensors.
The FSSDS immediately alerts Soldiers to incoming small arms (super-sonic rifle) fire in and around fixed locations in order to reduce friendly casualties and increase the lethality of friendly forces.
The FSSDS is a networked system consisting of BG III systems, a differential GPS, a Situation Awareness System (SAS) mapping capability and an Ethernet-based communications network (“monitoring station”).
The LRAS3 provides 19D Cavalry Scouts in Armored, Infantry, and Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs) with a long range surveillance and reconnaissance capability 24 hours a day in all weather conditions and battlefield environments while remaining outside the threat detection range. The LRAS3 Fire Support Sensor System variant provides target designation capabilities to Fires Support elements within BCT formations.
The LRAS3 is a multi-function line of sight target acquisition common sensor suite which provides real time target detection, recognition, and identification capability. The LRAS3 automatically determines far target location coordinates for any target ranged by the operator. The LRAS3 enables information superiority by interfacing with the FBCB2 to provide target acquisition and FTL information to units and forces on the lower tactical network. The LRAS3 operates in both stationary vehicle mounted and in a dismounted configuration. The LRAS3 is a key enabling technology and a unit Pacing Item to Infantry BCTs.
The BG III detects incoming gunshot events and provides audible and visual identification of the shooter location (azimuth, range, and elevation) to the soldier for a tactical response.
The BG III is a passive acoustic gunshot detection system that uses a bullet’s shockwave (crack) and muzzle blast (bang) to determine the relative position of the shooter. A heptahedral array of microphones on a mast that calculates incoming shot locations through software housed in the display unit.
The VOSS provides Army Combat Engineers; Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel with a vehicle-mounted standoff optical capability to visually scan, identify and locate suspected Explosive Hazards, Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) and personnel while the vehicle is stationary or on the move.
The VOSS is a remotely-controlled, gyro-stabilized, telescoping, high-resolution, zoom- capable multi-sensor (daylight camera, night-vision camera, thermal-imaging camera) surveillance system that uses existing commercial camera technology to provide a vehicle-mounted standoff IED detection capability. It is installed on Medium Mine Protected Vehicle (MMPV) Type I (Panther & recapitalized RG33L+) and Type II (recapitalized RG-31) vehicles.
The primary mission is information collection. It can be employed during peacetime, contingency, and wartime operations worldwide 24 hours a day by reconnaissance, infantry, armor, and intelligence personnel to enhance situational awareness and assist with force protection.
The CATR program includes electronic devices that collect and provide near real time information in order to locate or track something or someone (i.e., tagging, tracking, locating (TTL)) and electronic audio or video recorders that store information (i.e., technical audio and visual surveillance (TAVS)).