US Army to Evaluate Tactical Routers for Combat Vehicles

The U.S. Army, through the System of Systems Integration (SoSI) Directorate, plans to evaluate the use of tactical routers on vehicles. Such routers will enable multiple users and systems on board and nearby combat vehicles to access vehicular networks and distributed IP based services while maintaining high level of security.

New IFF To Improve US-French Interoperability

The French Navy will improve its interoperability with the US Navy following upgrading of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems on its fleet of three E-2C Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft. The new system will improve commonality and interoperability with Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft currently being fielded with the US Navy. The U.S. Navy awarded a $34.5 million...

German Army to Get Software Defined Radios for the Infantry

The German Federal Ministry of Defense (MOD) has selected Telefunken Radio Communications Systems (RACOMS), to equip its infantry units with the PNR1000 advanced soldier radio, part of Elbit Systems’ E-Lynx family of Software Defined Radios (SDR). The new radios will be used at the platoon and company levels

F-22 Enters the Network – Linking IFDL, TTNT, Link 16

The U.S. Air Force says it has successfully tested a classified information transmission technology from two F-22 Raptor 5th generation fighter aircraft to ground stations at the recent Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment (JEFX 08) exercise at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada and Langley Air Force Base in Virginia with new tactical targeting network technology under development by Rockwell Collins. Due to...

Alion’s HAWK to expedite SDR waveform development

Alion's Science and Technology was awarded a $4.5 million three year contract to develop an advanced framework for the development of  enabling rapid development of software-defined radio (SDR) waveforms.

Felin Infantry Combat Suite

FELIN is a modular infantry combat suite, offering efficient ergonomics, autonomy and weight saving. In March 2004 Sagem Defense Systems won the French Defense R&D Directorate (DGA) contract to develop and produce up to 30,000 infantry combat suits, to be fielded with all French Army active infantry regiments by 2010 as part of the future air/ground system of systems...

WIN-T Increment 2 Cleared for Deployment

Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, stand before a Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 Point of Presence platform, May 17, 2012, during the WIN-T Increment 2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Photo: Amy Walker, U.S. Army
The Army awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems a $346 million delivery order to procure the WIN-T Inc 2 network for additional Brigade Combat Teams and Division Headquarters units. The system completed its Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) during the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 12.2 this summer.

UK Army Cadet Force Get New Manpack Radios

The U.K. Army completed the induction of a new, tactical radio system known as the Mercury Radio System, that recently achieved Full Operational Capability (FOC). The new radio is now in service with the UK Army Cadet Force (ACF). The Mercury Radio is based on Elbit Systems' PRC-710 and -720 sets.

E-Lynx SDR to Modernize the Swiss Army Mobile Communications

Switzerland has selected Elbit Systems to replace the vehicular tactical radio equipment currently used by the Swiss military. A contract award for the supply of software-defined radios, vehicle intercoms, and headsets is expected to be worth several hundred-millions of Swiss Francs and is subject to Swiss Parliament approvals.

Compact INMARSAT SATCOM Extends Tactical UAVs Range, Performance

Cobham SATCOM has developed what is claimed to be the smallest and lightest Inmarsat UAV satcom solution. Mounted within the airframe and measuring 24cm x 16cm x 6cm, the AVIATOR UAV 200 delivers up to 200 kbps data and full, real-time control of data channels.

The Modern Command Post Tactical Operations Center

Start < Page 8 of 10 > Modern command posts are equipped with the latest technology to collect, disseminate, share and present information in clear and informative way CPOF. Current C2 systems offer common office automation services, template based forms, project-based planning, simulation and evaluation tools to plan, brief, control and debrief operations in an effective and timely manner. Large paper-based wall...

SOCOM Hires Arma Global to Deliver Deployed C2 Networks

Arma Global Corp. will develop and deploy an advanced intelligence management, mission planning and control system for the US Special Operations Command. The company has been awarded SOCOM contract worth half a billion US$ for the job for the delivery of the Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) system.

Global Link – Empowering Airborne Net-Centric Operations

At Aero-India 2011 Israel's Rafael Advances Defense Systems is presenting the latest Network Centric Warfare solutions for aerospace applications, highlighting the 'Global Link' - a mature, operational solution providing integrated, airborne voice and data communication and applications suite designed for modern air forces Net work Centric Operations (NCO). Global Link provides air forces network-based operation an essential, robust and...

Tata Power SED, Rockwell Collins Team to Win the Indian Air Force Software Defined Radio Program

Rockwell Collins and Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) are teaming to jointly pursue of the Indian Air Force Software Defined Radio program due for selection in the near future.