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Survivable Communications Integration System (SCIS) (U)

Overview (U):

(U) The Survivable Communications Integration System (SCIS) provides multiple survivable communications capabilities between missile warning sensors, command centers, and other users.



Description (U):

(U) The Survivable Communications Integration System (SCIS) ensures missile warning and limited air warning message accountability, integrity, and survivability through all phases of conflict.

User Impact (U):

(U) SCIS ensures survivable communication connectivity from the Cheyenne Mountain Complex (CMC). It supports 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.

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

Images (U):

(U) None.

Related Initiatives (U):
NameTitle
A/MWCAlternate Missile Warning Center (A/MWC)
CCPDS-RCommand Center Processing and Display System Replacement (CCPDS-R)
CMU ProgramCheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU) Program
CSSRCommunications Systems Segment Replacement (CSSR)
NCMC-TW/AANORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex (NCMC) Threat Warning/Attack Assessment
NMD BMC3 PrototypeNational Missile Defense Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications (NMD BMC3) Prototype
SBIRS HighSpace Based Infrared System (SBIRS) High
SBIRS-LowSpace-Based Infrared System - Low Earth Orbit (SBIRS-Low)
This Table Is Unclassified.

Related Requirements (U):None.

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

Road Map Placements (U):

NameTitle
SURVEILLANCE AND WARNINGSPACE FORCE ENHANCEMENT: SURVEILLANCE AND WARNING
This Table Is Unclassified.

Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):

(U) None.

Lead Office (U):

(U) ESC.

Point of Contact (U):

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

Date Of Information (U):

(U) 10 November 1997





(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999




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