Tag Archives: radio communications

Pennine to Install Digital Radio System at BAE’s Submarine Production Facility

BAE Systems has awarded Pennine Telecom a contract of an undisclosed value to install a Motorola-built trunked radio system at the British defense contractor’s submarine production facility in Barrow-in-Furness, England. Pennine said Wednesday the Mototrbo Capacity Max system will work to facilitate digital two-way communications across BAE’s submarine manufacturing site. Pennine will also maintain the radio system for …

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Air Force Seeks White Papers for Software-Defined RF Systems R&D Program

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit white papers for a potential four-year, $24.8 million program that seeks to develop airborne-based, software-defined radio frequency platforms designed to support the service branch’s radio communications missions. The service branch said in a broad agency announcement posted May 19 the SDRF++ platforms that will …

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Navy Eyes Potential Purchase of Rockwell Collins Radio Comm Equipment

The U.S. Navy intends to purchase from Rockwell Collins‘ government systems business a set of radio receiver-transmitters and ancillary equipment under the ARC-210 family of communications products. A presolicitation notice posted Oct. 21 on FedBizOpps indicated that Naval Air Systems Command plans to send a delivery order for 12 RT-1747D/ARC receiver-transmitter and 12 C-11898A/ARC …

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General Dynamics JV to Update Coast Guard’s Rescue 21 Alaska

A General Dynamics joint venture will update and evaluate Rescue 21 Alaska communications equipment and physical infrastructure under a $10 million U.S. Coast Guard contract for Phase 2 of the program, GSN reported Tuesday. The report said General Dynamics One Source will assess the existing communications facilities and develop an implementation plan for the update across 30 locations along …

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Inmarsat, Spectra Group Offer Radio Comm System With UHF-VHF Adapter; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat and Spectra Group UK have unveiled their joint L-TAC VHF offering that uses Inmarsat’s L-TAC service for satellite-connected UHF tactical radio communications and the Spectra Slingshot converter and antenna kit for access to the L-TAC network. The new service is intended to aid during emergencies as well as combat communications by providing interoperability between radio systems used by civilian, …

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