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Navy ISR Family of Systems

An Integrated Future

ISR Capabilities Division
7 March 2012

relevant and diverse future force CNO Tenets: Warfighting First. Operate Forward. Be Ready! . Civilians and their Families.CNO Guidance Priorities:  Remain ready to meet today's challenges. today  Build a relevant and capable future force structure  Take care of our Sailors. recruit and nurture a motivated.

scalable plug & play sensor payloads  Common Unmanned Systems (UxS) Control Stations  Common interfaces.Guiding Principles for US Navy ISR  Increasingly sea based & unmanned  Every platform is a sensor  Every sensor is networked  Data is discoverable & accessible by all  Modular. and Information Sharing 3 . Persistence. Flexibility. data formats & standards  Remoted automated sensors The Way Ahead: Increased Operational Access.

Navy ISR – Leveraging Unmanned Capabilities  Endurance –  Far Forward –  Persistent ISR unfettered by crew & platform limitations Expanded Area of operations into those inaccessible or hazardous to manned platforms Complementary – Augments manned platforms to fill capacity gaps and reduce costs .. 4 ..

Family of Systems Approach  Airborne Information Dominance Corps – Advanced Technology/Robust CONOPS – Scalable –  Undersea Legacy Missions Remain – Extending Endurance and Reach –  Surface – Integrated into Future Fleet … Greater Flexibility Enhances Capability and Capacity 5 .

UNCLASSIFIED Airborne ISR Way Ahead 2013 Today 2016 BAMS-D 2019 2022 Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Air System (BAMS) EP-3 & Special Projects Aircraft (SPA) P-3 P-8 E2C E2D Navy Unmanned Combat Air System-Carrier Demonstration (NUCAS-D) F/A-18E/F/G H-60 Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Air Vehicle (VTUAV) Fire Scout Shadow Scan Eagle Medium-Range Maritime Unmanned Air System (MRMUAS) Small Tactical Unmanned Air System (STUAS) ISR Increasingly Unmanned & Automated UNCLASSIFIED 66 .

UNCLASSIFIED Naval UAV Inventory Plan PB13 >6% reduction in air vehicles in FY20 when compared to PB12 -1 Scan Eagle System = 12 Air Vehicles -1 STUAS/Shadow System = 5 Air Vehicles Family of Systems Required to Provide Exquisite Situational Awareness UNCLASSIFIED 7 .

000 Weapons MRMUAS VTUAV 10.UNCLASSIFIED Naval UAS Capabilities 60.000 Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT 50.000 Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT Comms Relay 20.000 Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT Weapons STUAS Sensors EO/IR FMV AIS RADAR APG SIGINT UCLASS Comms Relay Weapons with in-flight refueling Comms relay Shadow Weapons with rewing Comms Relay 3 Weapons 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Effective Time On Station with max payload / hours Baseline threshold capability No programmed capability Limited numbers of platforms may have select capabilities UNCLASSIFIED APG – Airborne Precision Geolocation AIS – Automated Identification System 8 .000 30.000 BAMS Comms Relay Weapons Altitude / feet 40.

000 flight hours supporting deployed forces.UNCLASSIFIED Navy UAS Operations in the Fleet Fire Scout • USS Halyburton over 420 Flight Hours • SOF and other combat support missions • Afghanistan RC (North) over 1230 Flight Hours • Counter piracy missions • TCDL COMM Relay • Remote Viewing Terminal exercised • Conduct of dual H-60/VTUAV Ops • Lessons learned to mature TTP Development • Two FFGs for AFRICOM/SOCOM support FY12 • • • • • • • • UNCLASSIFIED Scan Eagle / ISR Services >170. Identification of surface vessels ISO maritime domain awareness Surveillance of known smuggling and piracy areas Persistent coverage for counter-insurgency operations Route Survey Support Strike Support Surveillance and protection of high value infrastructure (OPLATs) Battle Damage Assessment 9 .

high-altitude.UNCLASSIFIED Navy UAS Operations in the Fleet • • • • • • BAMS-D Demonstration program with real world utility Provides the Fleet a persistent. Procedures Development UCAS-D • Mature technologies for an unmanned air system to operate in a carrier environment • Demonstrates technologies supporting a potential follow-on acquisition program for CVN-based UAS • Surrogate testing with King Air and F/A-18 in CVN environment July 2011 • First carrier landing with surrogate F/A-18 July 2011 • First wheels-up flight Oct 2011 UNCLASSIFIED 10 . multi-INT. maritime ISR capability Currently on its 32th month of a 6 month deployment > 6000 flight hours in CENTCOM AOR Providing direct. Techniques. actionable intelligence Tactics.

SURTASS ZEUS SMCM LBS AUV LBS Glider Follow-on LBS Glider UUV PLUS INP PLUS Fleet Asset LDUUV INP Mid-Term COTS Mission UUV PAMS Demo LDUUV LOC LDUUV Fleet Assets Enabling Concepts Development / CONOPS Development / Fleet Awareness & Feedback SWSS DNS Sensors ISR Increasingly Unmanned & Automated .

LDUUV Vision By 2020 LDUUV will: •Initial Operating Capability (IOC) as an operational squadron •Provide above water Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) •Leverage five years of operational lessons from developmental LDUUVs By 2025 LDUUV will: • Achieve Full Rate Production • Employ modular payloads for multiple missions in multiple areas • Deliver capability for multi-launch platforms .

UNCLASSIFIED UxS Challenges    Endurance Reliability Autonomy Platform – Sensors – PED –    Common Control Systems Common Systems Interoperability Reduced Install/Certification Timelines Partnership with industry more important than ever UNCLASSIFIED 13 .

UAS Common Control System Build These Once ! The COMMON UI & Presentation Layer Presentation Layer (Common UI) The UNIQUE COMPONENTS The COMMON COMPONENTS O/S layer The FRAMEWORK Service ServiceBus Bus Technical Interface Rules Configuration Management Governance Governance and and Business Business Rules Rules .

CCS BAMS Interoperability C2 / FMV / EO/IR / Radar / SIGINT / COMMINT . .Commonality / Interoperability Achieving a CCS solution will enhance interoperability opportunities but interoperability inherently encompasses a much broader spectrum of issues across combatant forces. customers. Middleware) Hardware Performance Specification Governance UAS Manned . networks. UCLASS VTUAV STUAS MRMUAS Consistent Presentation Layer Public Interfaces Infrastructure (O/S layer. etc. .

UNCLASSIFIED Summary “Navy’s intent is to produce a family of capable. effective. and interoperable unmanned systems that integrate with manned platforms and ships to provide situational awareness and warfighting advantage to commanders at all levels” UNCLASSIFIED 16 .