Scottsdale, ARIZ. — Motorola announced that the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) has awarded it a $49.7 million delivery-order contract for the Joint Services Work Station Production Program.
The Joint Services Work Station (JSWS) is a real-time, multi-sensor Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) system that utilizes the same software as the successful JSTARS Common Ground Station (CGS) program.
JSWS is combat proven and supports missions such as real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and situation awareness. The system is ideally suited for time critical targeting (TCT), theatre-missile defense, battlefield visualization and battlespace management.
JSWS acquires, processes, displays and disseminates information from multiple real-time sensors including Moving Target Indicator (MTI); Synthetic Aperture Radars (SAR); Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV); Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) platforms; Signal Intelligence (SIGINT); Electronic Intelligence and other sources. The system utilizes the CGS software that provides the ability to interface with a robust suite of communications equipment for secure radio, satellite and landline communications.
Packed in its own transit cases, the JSWS is a mobile, highly deployable system that can support a wide range of global missions including wartime battlefield management; low, medium and high intensity crisis management; peace keeping operations; war on drugs; and contingency operations.
“PM Joint STARS is looking forward to managing this program and providing a common work station for all services,” said Hank Wollman, program manager, JSWS, Joint STARS Program Office. “This will significantly increase interoperability of all forces through a common operating picture.”
“Our system has proven itself as a multi real-time sensor during the Kosovo campaign. It will raise confidence levels in the critical decisions needed for decisive victories on the modern battlefield,” said Mark Fried, corporate vice president and general manager of the Motorola Integrated Systems Division (ISD), the business division that is the prime contractor for the JSWS.
“The JSWS will allow joint service commanders to receive data on the same platform and see situations with a reliability never before possible and make decisions with certainty.”
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