Project LISTENER integrates sensor products to achieve interoperability between
New York-based L-3, the prime contractor, will provide programme management, airborne platform integration, systems engineering for requirements development and test and evaluation. It has committed to perform at least 60 per cent of the LISTENER work in the
Qinetiq will lead the land and sea platform integration, human factors, training, operational analysis, and will be involved in the architecture and technology development.
Meanwhile, London-based LogicaCMG will focus on integrated logistics support, security and communications.
‘Project LISTENER is blazing the trail for
The project is expected to achieve Main Gate approval (the stage after assessment at which risks have been sufficiently reduced and costs can be set with confidence) in 2009, which will be followed by demonstration and manufacturing through 2015. The LISTENER capability is expected to remain in service until 2035.