Developing solutions in line with emerging requirements from operating environment
Plath demonstrated multiple configurations of its Intelligence Control and Analysis Solution (ICAS) at the Electronic Warfare Europe event in London on 7 June 2017.
Options include the Supervisor, Operator Premium, Traffic Analyst, and Evaluator configurations, as well as the Information Merging and Evaluation Suite, company officials explained to MONS.
According to Plath, “pre-configured ICAS working positions present a functional collection of tools and functions for typical user tasks and roles within the intelligence cycle,” capable of exploiting data gathered from portable, small vehicular, mobile interconnected, semi-mobile, maritime, stationary, and modular payloads used for EW operations.
The Operator ICAS comprises a technical solution designed for operators to observe data collection tasks. Capabilities include free signal search; signal monitoring; direction of arrival and locating; recording of signals of interest; pre-evaluation; and reporting.
The Supervisor ICAS meanwhile, comprises the control and administration of sensor configurations, system workloads, as well as intelligence resources, Plath explained.
“The Supervisor receives the intelligence requirements and transfers them into tasks for data acquisition, analysis and evaluation. He manages and supervises the consecutive processing and all results are reported to his position for final evaluation,” Plath literature confirmed.
Finally, the information merging and evaluation suite (IMES) provides software for the generation of a network-centric structure for information gathering as well as evaluation processing and data storage.
“IMES provides a dynamic data model to match and align technical data and content information from different systems, ready to be merged and processed in a seamless workflow,” Plath officials concluded while confirming how they continued to develop the solutions in line with emerging requirements from the operating environment.