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AOC 2019: Latest Blackbird COMINT system due for customer deliveries

29th October 2019 - 15:59 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Washington, DC


Having recently concluded development of the latest iteration of its Blackbird COMINT system, TCI International will begin deliveries to customers in the US and overseas in 2020, officials confirmed.

The new solution has a lower SWaP requirement, improved frequency scanning and direction finding, among other developments, the company stated. The family of Blackbird systems operate in the V/UHF range and are used to geolocate and identify signals, and potentially queue reactions if required.

For international customers, very few of the functions available to the US market are ITAR restricted.

‘[The new Blackbird] is faster scanning, more capable,’ Kevin Davis, VP,

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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