Jun 17, 2013
Paris Air Show, 17 June 2013 – ThalesRaytheonSystems has launched SkyView Compact, a new "all-in-one" command-and-control (C2) product packaged in transportable units for easy deployment. SkyView Compact is designed for customers needing to provide 24/7 air protection of critical infrastructure, strengthen airspace sovereignty at specific points, engage military power to combat trafficking, or protect expeditionary forces.
This new product brings them an affordable, off-the-shelf solution that is available at short notice and guarantees interoperability with NATO systems.
SkyView Compact is packaged in transit cases and performs all the key functions of a modern C2 center at execution level. It offers armed forces a scalable C2 solution with a high degree of automation and a set of intuitive, easy-to-use tools that help operators to learn procedures quickly while reducing their workload. The product can be delivered within four months, enabling customers to meet any urgent operational requirement for airspace surveillance and protection. SkyView Compact is designed around an open, service-oriented architecture and can also be interconnected with tactical L11 and L16 datalink networks.
SkyView Compact is the latest product in the SkyView family of Air C4I (Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence) systems designed by ThalesRaytheonSystems to provide 24/7 protection of an area, territory or entire country. NATO’s Air Command and Control System (ACCS), also designed by ThalesRaytheonSystems, ultimately will protect 10 million sq.km of airspace and interconnect more than 20 military airspace surveillance centers.
“SkyView Compact packs all the know-how of ThalesRaytheonSystems in air command and control systems into a single "all-in-one" product. It is designed for customers who need a solution that can be implemented quickly, for example to protect the airspace around a major sporting event or around military forces deployed in a theater of operations,” said Philippe Duhamel, CEO of ThalesRaytheonSystems SAS.
ThalesRaytheonSystems is an international company specializing in air defense systems, command and control systems, 3D air defense radars, battlefield and counterbattery radars. Since its inception in 2001, ThalesRaytheonSystems has become one of the defense industry’s most successful transatlantic joint ventures. The company employs 1,400 people and is equally owned by Thales and Raytheon.