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Integrated Broadcast System (IBS) (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The IBS is an effort to enhance the current UHF Tactical Related Applications (TRAP) Data Dissemination System (TDDS), Tactical Data Exchange System (TADIXS-B), Tactical Information Broadcast Service (TIBS), BINOCULAR (NSA Broadcast Network), and Tactical Reconnaissance Intelligence Exchange System (TRIXS) into a wideband joint situational awareness architecture with a common data format.

Description (U):

(U) The Integrated Broadcast System (IBS) will manage the integration of several intelligence broadcast systems into an integrated "system of systems" that permits producers and sources to generate and disseminate tactical intelligence data to the warfighter via multiple transmission media. IBS will also migrate tactical terminals and receivers into a single related Joint Tactical Terminal (JTT) family. The IBS architecture is focused on the tactical users' information requirements, and accounts for the fact that some tactical users have more powerful C4I capabilities than others. IBS will provide timely coherent track, targeting, situational awareness, and threat avoidance data to tactical users. It will use wideband communications available in the Defense Information Infrastructure (DII), the Defense Information System Network (DISN), the Global Broadcast Service (GBS), and any other available and emerging national or commercial communications capabilities. The performance parameters of near real time, assured delivery, multi-level security, interoperability, and availability merits possible evaluation as a communications solution for Ballistic Missile/Command and Control (BM/C2) to include strategic warning.

User Impact (U):

(U) To be supplied.

Programmatics (U):

(U) Programmable.

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

Images (U):

IBSIntegrated Broadcast Service (IBS)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Initiatives (U):
TIBS/TDDSTactical Information Broadcast System/Tactical Related Application Data Distribution System (TIBS/TDDS)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Requirements (U):None.

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

Road Map Placements (U):

This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

1997 Force Enhancement STW
This Table Is Unclassified.

Lead Office (U):

(U) DoD.

Point of Contact (U):

(U) Maj Mike LaPointe, NSSA, Open Phone: (703) 325-6422, DSN 221-6422.
(U) National Security Space Road Map Team, NSSA, Open Phone: (703)808-6040, DSN 898-6040.

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 01 October 1995

(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999

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