The C2BMC Support Team (CST) provides systems
engineering and consulting support to the Command and Control Ballistic
Missile Contract (C2BMC) that is managed by the Missile Defense Agency
(MDA). This Märzen Group team
supports the C2BMC development efforts with design guidance for both testing
and operations of the Link 16 networks, design consultation for setting up
and isolating networks for flight and ground tests, analyzing requirements
for Operational Task Orders for Link 16 networks, and providing design
guidance for Satellite Communications.
The CST also assists in the development of concepts of operation,
assists in the proper collection of flight and ground test data, reviews and
analyzes data and provide comparisons to model results, documents analysis
and recommend changes to designs and/or models, and prepares briefings for
Command level decisions. In
additional the CST provides support for C2BMC S8.2 system deployment and
site activation, system sustainment and Cybersecurity.
The CST provides operational sustainment and system deployment
capabilities to include those items listed above, as well as developing,
engineering, furnishing, installing, testing and maintaining the BCN Core
Network, Link 16 Gateway, BCN Security and BCN Network Management
monitoring, management and control tools for the BNOSC-C.
The CST provides
integration and test capabilities to included support for pre-test
coordination, participation in and monitoring of test events, and post-test
analysis/reporting activities related to ground and flight test.
CST members brief Government management personnel on technical issues
found during ground and flight tests.
They also make recommendations for improved performance in the future.
They help Government leaders to establish corrective action
priorities with respect to technical need, funding availability and