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AUSA 10: Large scale AMF JTRS deployment planned

25th October 2010 - 22:32 GMT | by Andrew White in Washington, DC


The US Army has revealed plans for the first 'large scale' deployment of AMF (Airborne and Maritime Fixed Station) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), scheduled for the early part of 2011.

According to AMF JTRS Program Manager, Col Ray Jones, the 'Joint Fires Live Fly Scenario' exercise has been specifically designed to push the programme to its limits and will be the first deployment of the system in an 'operational environment'.

Due to take place at White Sands Missile Range in March, the exercise will include the use of five all-up AMF JTRSs and will include assets such as AH64

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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