Marine Corps Proceed with Common, Aviation C2 System Demonstration


ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture between U.S. based Raytheon and the European Thales group has been selected by the U.S. Marine Corps to demonstrate a Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) under the program’s phase II, $5 million segment. According to Kim Kerry, chief executive officer, ThalesRaytheonSystems, U.S. Operations, the system to be demonstrated to the Corps will be a low-risk, scalable and affordable. The company will deliver the proposed CAC2S system in approximately eight months to be evaluated by the Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif.