(09 Mar 2021)
Airbus, Fujitsu and Thales UK have signed a memorandum
of understanding to work collaboratively on the upcoming Systems
Integrator (SI) opportunity for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD),
Land Environment Tactical Communications and Information Systems
programme – known as LE TacCIS.
Following the inking of the MOU, the three
have formed team ICELUS, led by Airbus, so they can jointly explore how their respective
expertise and solutions can be combined in order to put
forward the best-possible proposals with regard to capabilities
and competitiveness for this major programme.
The LE TacCIS programme consists of multiple sub-programmes
and projects with the aim to deliver the next generation of
tactical military communications in the land environment,
providing the means to make informed and timely decisions enabled
by agile Communication Information Systems (CIS).
ICELUS will focus on the upcoming LE TacCIS System
Integrator (SI) opportunity to lead on the design and integration
of the products & services for applications, infrastructures and
The LE TacCIS System Integrator is expected to be
contracted by 2023/2024.
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