Battlefield Airborne Communications Node Spiral 1 First Flight
Original upload date: Thu, 31 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT
Archive date: Sun, 05 Dec 2021 05:11:23 GMT
This is a news clip from December 2005 during the initial flight phase of the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN). The initial award for this program was 15 April 2005 and first flight ocShow more
curred less than 8 months after contract award. This was initially a $24M contract and is now a $1B+ Joint Urgent Operational Need (JUON) initiative. Interviews include Mike Twyman from Northrop Grumman and Lt. Bradford Powell from USAF/ESC.