Northrop Grumman, RESTON: Northrop Grumman Corporation is enhancing the detection and assessment capabilities of a tactical security system that helps protect U.S. military troops and assets at forward operating bases.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector a contract to continue developing the Tactical Automated Security System (TASS). The contract includes upgrades to assessment, communication and command-and-control sub-systems. Version 6 of the field-proven command-and-control software will significantly strengthen security for deployed warfighters and provide the foundation for comprehensive integrated security applications to U.S. military installations worldwide.
This enhanced TASS is an advanced open-systems command-and-control platform incorporated with standoff and perimeter-detection technology, immediate visual assessment, command-and-control display equipment and supporting power and communications infrastructures. These elements are enhanced through the integration of a wide array of detection and assessment technologies, including ground-surveillance radars, fiber-optic sensors, thermal imagers and closed-circuit television cameras.
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