is expanding the family of tactical s, the company is releasing today the Radio at the DSEi 2011 exhibition in London. The new software defined ( ) is a / system offering long range , with the high frequency ( ) segment overcoming range line of sight and terrain limitations restricting in the higher bands ( /UHF). According to the new Spearhead HF offers interoperability with existing legacy SINCGARS systems, including export versions such as RT-1702, in addition to integration with other Spearhead family VHF s. Spearhead HF is offered as a ruggedized 20W manpack radio or a 150W vehicular or base station unit.
As anthe system supports specific waveforms including advanced data waveform, digital voice, GPS and communications security (COMSEC), encryption and counter-countermeasures (ECCM). The unit also has cross-band repeater function bridging between HF and VHF networks as a communications repeater.