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Army Releases RFP for Competitive Radio Marketplace

Capt. Jonathan Page, a troop commander with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), uses a rifleman radio and nett warrior end user device, at Nangalam Base, Afghanistan, in 2013. After fielding initial rifleman radios as part of the Capability Set 13 and 14 communications suite, the Army is moving forward to procure additional radios through full and open competition. Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class E. L. Craig, Task Force Patriot PAO

The U.S. Army has released a request for proposals, or RFPs, to procure additional rifleman radios using full and open competition. The RFP, which was posted Jan. 5 to the Federal Business Opportunities website, moves the Army toward full-rate production, […]


Army’s Military Auxiliary Radio System still relevant in Internet age

Army’s Military Auxiliary Radio System still relevant in Internet age

Years before Soldiers used cell phones and social media, and when long-distance calling was expensive, service members would often communicate from remote areas to home via “MARSgrams” or MARS telephone patches. These services were provided free of charge by the […]


Manpack Radios in Arctic Connect with MUOS Satellites Orbiting Equator

Manpack Radios in Arctic Connect with MUOS Satellites Orbiting Equator

Two General Dynamics C4 Systems-developed AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios successfully completed secure voice and data calls from Alaska and the Arctic Circle, using the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) waveform to connect with the MUOS satellite and ground communications network. […]


Raytheon Demos Radio-based Network in Afghanistan

Raytheon Demos Radio-based Network in Afghanistan

Raytheon Company’s jam-resistant, battlefield radio recently transmitted data securely over the air to more than 30 Stryker combat vehicles, proving that it could meet the U.S. Army’s need for a tactical wireless Internet via a vehicle-mounted mobile radio system. The […]


Congested Frequencies: How To Improve Bandwidth Access for Military Use

Congested Frequencies: How To Improve Bandwidth Access for Military Use

Military radars, military communications networks, and commercial communications networks all require increasing amounts of limited radio frequency spectrum. Balancing national security requirements of radars and military networks with the growing bandwidth demands of commercial wireless data networks calls for innovative […]


Army advances two airborne radios

Army advances two airborne radios

As the Army continues to advance its new tactical radio strategy, it is building on lessons-learned from the Joint Tactical Radio System program to drive innovation in radios for service aircraft. Following the recent Department of Defense decision to disband […]


NATO member orders Falcon III radios

NATO member orders Falcon III radios

An unidentified member of NATO has ordered tactical line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-site radios from the U.S. communications company. Harris Corp. The order for the company’s Falcon III AN/PRC-152 (C) – and accessories for the units — is worth $36 million. “The […]


Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

Fiber optic cables provide the core backbone for military and civilian networks, enabling Internet, phone, video and other data to move at super-high speeds with virtually no degradation over long distances. In deployed environments, where a fiber optic backbone doesn’t […]


Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

The U.S. Navy has ordered an additional 53 General Dynamics-built AN/USC-61(C) four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) for use aboard new Navy ships, submarines and inshore sites. In addition to the new radios, existing DMR hardware will be modified to accommodate […]


 
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