General Dynamics Canada offers a range of integrated solutions from the Tactical Integrated Sensor Information System (TISIS) mission management system to a fully supported turnkey weapon system for fixed-wing, helicopter or UAV platforms. Integration support is accomplished through the provision of such items as software integration labs, training facilities, pre and post mission analysis tools and management of in service support. In this way, General Dynamics Canada has the experience and capabilities to provide complete turnkey solutions and support them for their in service life.
Integration and management of air platform mission systems is supported by the latest data fusion techniques in order to manage operator workload. Integrated solutions support a variety of missions such as reconnaissance and surveillance, maritime patrol, and search and rescue.
The heart of General Dynamics Canada's integration capability is our Tactical Integrated Sensor Information System (TISIS). Designed to integrate off-the-shelf sensors, the system provides a flexible vehicle for integration of a modern mission system. This flexibility allows General Dynamics Canada to select best-in-class sensors and subsystems to meet a wide range of operational needs while keeping costs to a minimum. In addition, the scalable TISIS architecture is designed to accommodate different crew sizes from small helicopter platforms, to large fixed wing patrol aircraft, with a user interface designed in conjunction with experienced operators.
In addition to independent operations, TISIS supports interoperability with other platforms, assets or control posts. Through the use of the embedded data link capability using international military standards, joint multinational operations are easily supported. Operators are presented a tactical picture involving shared information from other platforms fused with data from local sensors, enhancing their situational awareness over a wider range. To allow the operators to manage the large amounts of data available TISIS provides intuitive filtering, selection and search tools. These, together with automation of the network management functions required for data link operation, significantly reduce the workload of the operators.
Other key capabilities include:
The CP-140 Aurora program involves the integration of new aircraft mission sensors and systems for the fleet of 18 aircraft. General Dynamics Canada's role as mission system integrator for the Cyclone CH148 involves the selection, purchase, integration and installation of all mission systems for the fleet of 28 aircraft.