SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The U.S. Army Air Traffic Control Product Management Office, Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS) recently received the 2010 Outstanding U.S. Government Program award. Presented as part of the 2010 Network Centric Warfare (NCW) AwardsTM, the award recognizes a program that best illustrates the concepts and execution of net-centricity to establish a measurable strategic or tactical advantage. Jim Kelton, the Army’s Assistant Product Manager for TAIS, and Tom Dye, General Dynamics C4 Systems’ Project Manager for TAIS, accepted the award on behalf of the entire government-industry program team.
General Dynamics C4 Systems is the prime contractor for TAIS, which is the U.S. Army’s system of record for airspace management and en-route air traffic services. TAIS provides commanders with four-dimensional, near real-time situational awareness of the airspace above the battlefield, allowing them to plan and deconflict operations of manned, unmanned, civilian and military aircraft, and artillery – improving airspace access and safety.
General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is a leading integrator of secure communication and information systems and technology. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide, the company specializes in command and control, communications networking, computing and information assurance for defense, government and select commercial customers in the United States and abroad.