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Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU) Program (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The Cheyenne Mountain Complex (CMU) program is the integrated management of six system upgrades to the integrated tactical warning and attack assessment (TW/AA) "system of systems."

Description (U):

(U) The Cheyenne Mountain Complex (CMU) program provides for the integrated acquisition, development, installation, and testing of the SCIS, CSSR, SPADOC-4, CCPDS-R, Granite Sentry, and A/MWC systems. The CMU program provides changes for North American defense and global space vigilance; increases the functionality of missile, space, and air warning; enables National Command Authorities to quickly formulate viable threat responses; and supports 15 major command, control, communications, computer, and intelligence (C4I) systems and associated training systems worth over $8.5 Billion at 27 sites on five continents. CMU is scheduled to be completed by 1999.

User Impact (U):

(U) The CMU program will upgrade and replace existing Cheyenne Mountain Complex (CMC) systems, which support the Commander-in-Chief of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Space Command (CINCNORAD/USCINCSPACE) in providing the National Command Authorities (NCA), U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and other forward users with early warning and assessment of missile, air and space attack on North America or U.S. allies.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Operational/Programmed.

(U) Organizations and Funding:
  • (U) NORAD.

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U):
A/MWCAlternate Missile Warning Center (A/MWC)
CCPDS-RCommand Center Processing and Display System Replacement (CCPDS-R)
CSSRCommunications Systems Segment Replacement (CSSR)
N/UWSSNORAD/USSPACECOM Warfighting Support System (N/UWSS)
NCMC-TW/AANORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex (NCMC) Threat Warning/Attack Assessment
SCISSurvivable Communications Integration System (SCIS)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Requirements (U):None.

Related Categories (U):
C2 & Data HandlingCommand and Control (C2) and Data Handling
Command & ControlCommand & Control
This Table Is Unclassified.

Road Map Placements (U):

National Security Space Road MapIntegrated System Road Map
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

1997 Space Surveillance Dev Plan
1998 Strategic Master Plan
1997 Force Enhancement STW
This Table Is Unclassified.

Lead Office (U):

(U) Air Force.

(U) DoD: USD(A&T), OASD(C3I), Pentagon, Washington, DC
(U) Service Staff: AF/XORS, Pentagon, Washington, DC
(U) Major Command AFSPC/DO Peterson AFB, CO
(U) Program Management: AFPEO/WS, Pentagon, Washington DC; SSSG/ND, Peterson AFB, CO

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Mr. St. John, ESC/SNDC2, Open Phone: DSN 556-6341.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 01 October 1997

(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999

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