Project TRITON has reached a major milestone with the release of the Invitation of Bid on 17 May 2016.
"Project TRITON" is the name given to all implementation activities associated with the delivery of services in support of Maritime Command and Control contained within the Capability Package 9C0107 "Functional Services for Command & Control of Operations". The project was initiated by ACT in 2011, First Stage and Second Stage Authorisation were granted by the NATO Investment Committee on 27 May 2014 and 23 February 2016 respectively.
The purpose of TRITON is to provide the NATO community with an integrated, robust, and flexible capability supporting a set of services available throughout the Bi-Strategic Command Automated Information System (Bi-SC AIS) and NATO operational theatres to enable NATO and National forces to establish and share a common view of the battle space thereby improving their situational awareness and decision-making processes.
Increment 1 of Project TRITON will primarily provide Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA) and replace the operational level functionality of the existing Maritime Command and Control Information System (MCCIS) and MSA Demonstrator Prototype (MSA/BRITE). Its main functions include building and disseminating NATO Recognised Maritime Picture (RMP) and White Shipping Picture within the MSA capability, Water Space Management and Prevention of Mutual Interference function of Maritime Operational Planning capability, a variety of decision aid tools for Maritime Operational Support functions.
Future Increments of TRITON will cover more C2 capabilities such as Operational Planning and Execution, Naval Mine Warfare Planning and Execution, and support to other Naval Warfare Areas.
The Invitation for Bid (IFB) for TRITON with number IFB-CO-13859-TRITON, has been released on 17 May 2016 to initiate an International Competitive Bidding (ICB). It is expected that the IFB Process will be completed in 2016, the contractor will be selected using Best Value evaluation with 60% Technical and 40% Price criteria. During the 36-month contract duration, TRITON will be delivered in four Baselines, and subject to operational test and evaluation by NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM).