Tag Archives: Mobile User Objective System

Rockwell Collins to Deliver MUOS-Capable Radios to Military via $83M Contract; Troy Brunk Quoted

Rockwell Collins has received a potential five-year, $82.6M contract to deliver its sixth-generation Mobile User Objective System-enabled airborne radios and ancillaries to warfighters. The company said Thursday it will install the ARC-210 RT-2036(C) radios on defense platforms such as fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, ships and ground platforms to provide military …

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General Dynamics Updates MUOS Satellite Waveform for Navy Digital Radios; Carlo Zaffanella Comments

General Dynamics has updated and tested the Mobile User Objective System‘s waveform technology built to support software-based radios of the U.S. Navy.  The company said Monday MUOS WFv3.1.5 is designed to help Navy personnel transmit voice, data and video communications via the military satellite communications network when they perform onshore and offshore missions. “There …

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Rockwell Collins-Made Radio Tech Completes Military Comms Security Test; Troy Brunk Comments

A Rockwell Collins-built radio technology has passed an evaluation to comply with security requirements for operation with the Defense Department‘s military satellite communications system. The company said Wednesday its AN/PRC-162 software-defined military radio worked in conjunction with the latest version of the Mobile User Objective System during tests led by the U.S. Navy‘s Space …

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Rockwell Collins-Built Radio Tech Passes Navy MUOS Satcom Security Test

A Rockwell Collins-built airborne radio system has passed military security standards required to operate with the U.S. Navy‘s Mobile User Objective System satellite. The U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command performed a “do no harm” test on the ARC-210 RT-2036(C) radio that works to communicate with air and ground platforms through MUOS signals, Rockwell Collins said …

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Lockheed Hands Over 5th MUOS Satellite to Navy

The U.S. Navy has assumed full operational control of the fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite. Lockheed said Thursday the Naval Satellite Operations Center took control of MUOS-5 on Oct. 11 following the satellite’s on-orbit test and the delivery of equipment needed for satellite operations. The MUOS constellation of five satellites is …

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Rockwell Collins’ Manpack Radio Tech Completes Army Qualification Test

Rockwell Collins has completed the qualification test procedure for its military communication radio system as part of a potential $12.7 billion U.S. Army contract awarded in February. The company said Thursday it delivered 30 two-channel, software-defined AN/PRC-162 radios for the qualification tests under the Army’s Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit competition. Rockwell Collins, General Dynamics and Harris were selected to compete for the HMS …

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Harris Antenna Reflector Pair Deployed on Fifth Navy MUOS Satellite

A pair of Harris-made unfurlable mesh antenna reflectors deployed Oct. 30 on board the fifth U.S. Navy Mobile User Objective System satellite built by Lockheed Martin. Harris said Tuesday the antennas are the ninth and tenth reflectors the company developed for the military branch’s MUOS constellation to support new satellite functions and legacy operations. Last week, Lockheed announced it …

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Space News: Harris Radio Receives NSA Clearance for MUOS Satellite Functions

Harris Corp. has received a National Security Agency certification for the company’s military radios to support higher-throughput functions of the U.S. Navy‘s Mobile User Objective System satellites, Space News reported Tuesday. Caleb Henry writes the Falcon 3 AN/PRC-117G backpack-sized radios will use compatibility software patch designed to facilitate the transmission and receipt of voice, video and …

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