Carman II

Fixed Wing Geo-Location (Manned)

Capabilities

The C-Box II is a GSM BTS operating in the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM bands that establishes connection with targeting devices. It operates by attracting and registering handsets operating on the local commercial network. Each handset's IMSI or IMEI is compared against the TF's target watch list.

Limitations and Planning Factors

Single band system (850, 900, 1800 & 1900 MHz) Size 15.5" x 3.5" Weight: 15 lbs (batteries not included) RX BAND 880-915 TX BAND 925-960 System GPS - ACTIVE L1/L2 Band L1 1575.41 +/- 10 MHz L2 1227.00 +/- 10 MHz Effective Range: Min 5 miles Max UKN Target List Max: 500 targets, recommend <400 *CARMEN software includes EA capabilities that the G-Box Series does not have (Deny, Disrupt, Degrade and Deceive).

Vendor

Key W
Maryland-based KeyW’s major customers for counterterrorism products include “Special Operations forces, law enforcement officers, Homeland Security personnel and Counterintelligence/Human Intelligence agents.” The website warns, “Due to the sensitive nature of our customers’ work, we maintain ‘stealth’ mode operations and refrain from disclosing information through the usual mediums (e.g., press releases).” — Margot Williams, The Intercept

Protocols

GSM

Approval

Title 10

Cost: $130,000.00

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