Paris, 10 March 2021. – Companions in competitors: Airbus, Fujitsu and Thales workforce up for the British military and its tactical communication, Airbus stated.
The businesses signed a contract to work collaboratively on the upcoming Techniques Integrator (SI) alternative for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), Land Setting Tactical Communications and Data Techniques programme – referred to as LE TacCIS, Airbus introduced.
The companions have fashioned a workforce known as ICELUS, led by Airbus, to “carry collectively a trusted collective of MOD strategic companions who’ve a singular breadth of experience of defence communications networks”.
ICELUS will deal with the upcoming LE TacCIS System Integrator (SI) alternative to guide on the design and integration of the merchandise & companies for functions, infrastructures and networks, Airbus stated. The LE TacCIS System Integrator is predicted to be contracted by 2023/2024.
“In distinction to the present system’s single supply prime provider mannequin, components of the LE TacCIS programme will probably be competed from business who will probably be incentivised to ship elevated system agility, functionality and worth for cash”, Airbus stated.
The LE TacCIS programme consists of a number of sub-programmes and tasks with the goal to ship the following technology of tactical navy communications within the land setting, offering the means to make knowledgeable and well timed choices enabled by agile Communication Data Techniques (CIS).