TORCH-X based battle management system tested for interoperabilityNews
July 29, 2021
UNITED KINGDOM. Elbit Systems U.K. concluded a participation in NATO’s Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise 2021 (CWIX 2021), deploying its TORCH-X based Battle Management Application system (BMA) to support U.K. Higher Headquarters preparedness activities for Five Eyes and NATO operations.
Held at the Joint Force Training Center in Bydgoszcz, Poland, officials claim the purpose of CWIX 2021 was to test and develop interoperability between deployed national and NATO communication and information systems in a coalition environment.
Some 28 nations participated, conducting over 10,000 technical interoperability tests across the land, maritime, air, and cyber environments. During CWIX 2021, the team from Elbit Systems U.K. worked alongside the 13 Signals Regiment and staff from the Land Systems Reference Center to deliver interoperability assessments of the TORCH-X based BMA during the exercise.
Officials claim that Elbit Systems U.K. was selected by the U.K. Ministry of Defense in 2018 to provide the British Army’s with the TORCH-X based BMA for the Morpheus program. The system is a command-and-control platform in use by several military customers.