- Joint Effects Tactical Targeting System
- Network Enabled Capability
- United Kingdom
The United Kingdom Ministry of Defense has launched the assessment phase British
Army's Joint Effects Tactical Targeting System (JETTS) digitization requirement.
The JETTS assessment phase will be conducted by Raytheon Systems Limited, a UK
subsidiary of Raytheon, with an estimated value of $17 million. The manufacture
follow-on phase is anticipated to be worth some $510 million.
The JETTS is a key element for British forces Network Enabled Capability (NEC)
initiative as well as an instrumental element in military forces digitization.
The JETTS goal is to improve delivery of fire effects by enhancing the effects
of tempo, simultaneity, surprise, tactical agility, lethality and survivability
while reducing friendly fire cases.
The JETTS program will provide the electronic toolset required by staff at
headquarters level. It will make possible management, coordination, coordination
and synchronization of joint indirect fire, typically howitzers and rocket
launch systems fires. Overall British military forces will benefit from an
accurate and effective fire delivery system.
The JETTS capability milestone one is expected to enter service with the British
Army in 2007.
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