C4ISR Powered Up on Waesche

Friday, October 03, 2008

The Lockheed Martin Coast Guard Systems team participated in the power up of the first set of electronic cabinets and consoles of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) system onboard the U.S. Coast Guard's second National Security Cutter, Waesche (WMSL 751).

Lockheed Martin's C4ISR systems will provide Waesche's crew with a common operating picture to aid coordination among helicopters, aircraft, other ships and shore facilities. The system has an open architecture design and provides interoperability, assuring that the Coast Guard can work with multiple federal, regional and state agencies and organizations to maintain maritime domain awareness and accomplish homeland security missions.

In this week's milestone, known as Electronics Light-Off, six operations center consoles, the large-screen display and the vessel's local area network electronics cabinets were powered up, marking the beginning of the National Security Cutter's electronics test program. Light-off of the communications suite cabinets was also accomplished. All 28 electronics cabinets, which constitute the core of the C4ISR system, will be powered up this week.

The 418-ft. Waesche, built at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding's shipyard and equipped by Lockheed Martin with fully-integrated communications, sensors and electronic systems, will be the second ship in a class of technologically-advanced, multi-mission cutters. The first ship in this class, also equipped with Lockheed Martin's C4ISR system, USCGC Bertholf, was commissioned on August 4, in .

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