Tag Archives: Soldier Radio Waveform

Silvus-Thales Team Wins DoD Contract to Build Military Radio Bolt-On Module

A team of Silvus Technologies and Thales has received a contract from the Defense Department to produce a bolt-on module for military handheld single-channel radios. Both companies seek to address DoD’s requirement to equip the Rifleman Radio with multiple-input, multiple-output functions through the contract, Silvus said Thursday. Silvus will build a bolt-on MIMO hardware prototype and Thales …

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Boeing to Integrate ViaSat Tactical Comms Terminals on Marines’ AV-8B Attack Aircraft

Boeing has awarded ViaSat a potential $20 million contract to manufacture small tactical terminals for integration onto AV-8B Harrier attack planes for the U.S. Marine Corps and international defense customers. ViaSat said Monday its KOR-24A STT units will work to help Harrier pilots communicate with other U.S. and allied airmen or ground forces via the Link 16 and Soldier Radio Waveform …

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Harris to Help DoD Develop Narrowband Soldier Radio Waveform; Chris Young Comments

The National Spectrum Consortium has awarded Harris a three-year contract to produce a narrowband mode of the Defense Department‘s Soldier Radio Waveform. Harris said Wednesday the narrowband SRW will be designed to help reduce spectrum requirements for the deployment of an infantry brigade combat team and expand the warfighter’s point-to-point communications range. “The new narrowband waveform is …

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Harris Receives Initial Army Networking Vehicular Radio Order; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris has received an initial $10 million order from the U.S. Army to manufacture mid-tier networking vehicular radio systems following a Milestone C decision from the Defense Department. The company will produce Falcon III AN/VRC-118 MNVRs for Army warfighters to share, voice, data and video as well as operate as a node in a mobile network …

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General Dynamics, Thales to Provide Vehicle-Mounted Radio Systems to Army

General Dynamics and its subcontractor Thales will provide more than 1,000 vehicle-mounted radio systems to the U.S. Army under a $20 million contract for two-channel tactical communications capability, Defense News reported Friday. Jen Judson writes that the team will deliver 1,100 of Thales’ Vehicle Integrated Power Enhanced Rifleman radio systems to brigade …

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General Dynamics Tests 2,000-Mile Transmission Via MUOS Satellites; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics C4 Systems has completed a 2,000-mile transmission test between Phoenix and Taunton, Massachusettsby using two-channel AN/PRC-155 manpack radios to communicate the U.S. Navy‘s Mobile User Objective System satellite communications system. Chris Marzilli, the C4 systems unit’s president, said Wednesday that the test also sought to demonstrate how the handheld PRC-154A Rifleman radios could connect through the system …

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Raytheon to Add Software-Defined Radio on Army Helicopters; Scott Whatmough Comments

Raytheon will update radio systems on U.S. Army helicopters with the RT-1987, a software-defined radio that is part of the company’s SkyFire product line and features both cryptography tools and Mobile User Objective System support. Raytheon said Sunday that it demonstrated the features of what the company says would be the first major upgrade of a radio system in …

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Harris to Supply Vehicular Applique Systems for Army Tactical Network; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. will provide its Soldier Radio Waveform applique systems to the U.S. Army for a tactical network modernization effort under a potential $988 million contract. The company said Friday the vehicular Harris SRW applique systems provide voice, video and data communications using the Falcon III wideband radio and a small form-factor wideband power amplifier. SRW applique systems work …

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