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MISSION EQUIPMENT PACKAGE Infantry Tactical Maneuver Vehicle (CAT II)

Weapons System M2 50 Caliber Machine Gun M240 B 7.62mm Machine Gun Gunner Protection Kits

MK 19 40 mm Grenade Machine Gun TOW Improved Target Acquisition System Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station (CROWS)

Command, Control, Communication & Computers (C4)

Dual Radio ASIP SINCGARS Vehicle Intercom System (VIS)

FBCB2 - Blue Force Tracker Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS)

Sensors and Countermeasures Driver Viewer Enhancer

Loudspeaker public address syste

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White and IR Spotlight Counter Remote Electronic Warfare System (CREW)

Figure 24.

MEP Items Identified for Integration by the JPO (After MRAP JPO, 2006).

By identifying key integration requirements early in the program, the JPO enabled the manufacturers to modify designs without compromising personnel safety or structural integrity of the vehicles. Again, however, a trade-off was made in that less than 100% of the required interfaces were identified at the program start. This trade for time at the program start led to a more labor intensive and time-consuming installation effort at the SPAWAR integration site.

D.

COMPUTER RESOURCES

Two computer applications played a critical role in the MRAP program. They are Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF) and Windchill (WC). Both of these Internet-based applications facilitated the simultaneous flow of information among multiple points, which was essential to the MRAP program success, given its widely dispersed operations. These applications allowed all parties involved to see a common operating picture with the most up-to-date information, despite their geographical separation. Both of these Internet sharing applications allowed JPO and other personnel to conduct concurrent

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