By February 2014, the company said the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center will receive the data link subsystem and security subsystems for helicopters to carry out anti-submarine warfare missions.
The subsystem will be a part of the Navy’s deployed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance communications network, said Rob Janssen, director of military programs for Cubic’s defense business.
Janssen added the company and SPAWAR collaborated to meet budget requirements.
Since 2003, the company has developed 20 of the systems and the Navy has deployed 13 systems on vessels.
Each system contains a wideband data link that has software-programmable radios, an antenna and secure data link technology.
They use several waveforms to transmit signal and imagery intelligence data between reconnaissance aircraft sensors and associated surface ship processing systems for distributing intelligence information to the fleet.