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Networking On-The-Move (NOTM)

Last Revised: January 13, 2017, 1:18 pm
  • NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle prepares to embark into the well deck of the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) off of the California coast.
    NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle prepares to embark into the well deck of the USS Anchorage (LPD 23) off of the California coast.
  • NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle (left) and NOTM AAV Staff Vehicle Kit (right).
    NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle (left) and NOTM AAV Staff Vehicle Kit (right).
  • NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle
    NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle
  • NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle
    NOTM AAV Point of Presence Vehicle
  • NOTM POP of Presence Vehicle configured onto an M-ATV
    NOTM POP of Presence Vehicle configured onto an M-ATV
  • NOTM Staff Vehicle Kit (left) and NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle (right) configured onto M-ATVs
    NOTM Staff Vehicle Kit (left) and NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle (right) configured onto M-ATVs
  • NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle configured onto an M-ATV
    NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle configured onto an M-ATV
  • NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle and NOTM Staff Vehicle Kit configured onto M1165 HMMWVs at a Combat Operations Center (COC)
    NOTM Point of Presence Vehicle and NOTM Staff Vehicle Kit configured onto M1165 HMMWVs at a Combat Operations Center (COC)
  • NOTM Point of Presence configured onto an M1165 HMMWV
    NOTM Point of Presence configured onto an M1165 HMMWV
  • NOTM operator configures the NOTM Point of Presence network during training
    NOTM operator configures the NOTM Point of Presence network during training
Description: 

Networking On-The-Move (NOTM) is a transformational Command and Control capability for all elements of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). Networking On-The-Move specifically targets urgent United States Central Command (CENTCOM) requirements but the program is envisioned to address broader requirements in an incremental approach. Leveraging expertise and lessons learned from developing Mobile Modular Command and Control (M2C2) systems operating in OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF) since 2009, Networking On-The-Move is an Urgent Statement of Need (USON) based rapid acquisition and fielding program providing robust Command and Control on-the-move utilizing wideband satellite communications and terrestrial data links. Consisting of four subsystems: Point of Presence Vehicle Kit (POP), Staff Vehicle Kit (SV Kit), Staff Kit (SK), and Tactical Entry Point (TEP) Modem Kit (TMK), Networking On-The-Move provides access to three network enclaves, Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRnet), Non-Secure Internet Protocol (IP) Router Network (NIPRnet) and Mission Specific while incorporating Full Motion Video (FMV), Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), and other data centric capabilities integrated onto Marine Corps tactical vehicles. Networking On-The-Move Staff Kits comprise ruggedized laptops with a full suite of Joint Tactical Common Operational Picture (COP) Workstation (JTCW) software to access the Common Tactical Picture and tactical data systems extending Command and Control capabilities from the rear Combat Operations Center (COC) to units on-the-move at the tactical edge.

Operational View: 
Network On The Move Operational View
Operational Impact: 

Networking On-The-Move extends Command and Control capabilities from rear Combat Operations Centers to commanders and their staff while they are on-the-move and beyond line of sight in tactical vehicles. Wideband satellite communications and redundant transmission paths enable mobile forces, across the MAGTF to collaborate, access information, and to exchange voice, video, email, chat, and common operational picture information in a dynamic environment while on-the-move and at the halt.

Program Milestone Status: 

ACAT IV (M) program initiated via USON, Program Initiation Milestone/Date: MS C/12 JAN 12. Last ADM: Fielding Decision dtd 22 FEB 13  NOTM AAV Fielding Memorandum dtd 8 JUL 14. NOTM HMMWV/M-ATV variants commenced fielding at I MEF in MAR 13, with fielding to I, II, and III MEF completed. NOTM AAV fielding completed with USON FOC achieved 19 SEP 14.  A LOC was received in October 2014 requiring an increase in the AAO from 56 to 140 NOTM systems.  PO is working to contract production of remaining systems.  In the future, NOTM will include additional platforms (air, ITV) as well as military SATCOM improvements.

Program Procurement: 
IOC 3/8/2013 - USON IOC is defined as fielding to one Infantry Battalion and the respective Division Communication Company, within 18 Months (Threshold), 12 Months (Objective) from receipt of funding. IOC is further defined by the Infantry Battalion and Communications Company completing New Equipment Training (NET). FOC 9/19/2014 - USON FOC is defined as all systems fielded, new equipment training completed, sustainment in place, as well as the completion of instructor and key personnel training within 24 months from receipt of funding .

Receiving Units

Related Parts:

Part Name Developer/Manufacturer Location Congressional District Electoral Votes
NOTM Undisclosed Manufacturer Honolulu, Hawaii District 1 4
NOTM Undisclosed Manufacturer Charleston, South Carolina District 1 9
NOTM Undisclosed Manufacturer San Diego, California District 52 55
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