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New Tests Prove IBCS Missile Defense Network DOES Work: Northrop

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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“There’s a real capability that can be deployed as soon as the government says it can be,” Northrop Grumman’s Rob Jassey told me, possibly even in “months.”

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Army IBCS Missile Defense System Tracks Jets Despite Jamming

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

The Army’s embattled missile defense network, IBCS, passed a major field test at Yuma Proving Ground in October, contractor Northrop Grumman announced today. In stark contrast to chronic software crashes early on, the command-and-control system accurately tracked everything from drones to helicopters to fighter jets, both Army aircraft and Marine ones. (It’s hit ballistic and… Keep reading →

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