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AUSA 2018: US Army modernisation sees boost for Harris

8th October 2018 - 15:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Washington DC


Communication specialist Harris is ramping up efforts to support US Army modernisation as several radio programmes move to production phase and planned deliveries of new software-defined radios begin for the service.

Brendan O’Connell, the president of tactical communications at Harris Communication Systems, told Shephard that DoD budgets were ‘very favourable’ at the moment and that the company was positioned well in several areas.

This is especially the case when it comes to the US Army’s handheld, manpack and small-form fit (HMS) programme, which aims to deliver software reprogrammable, networkable multi-mode systems capable of simultaneous voice, tactical messaging, and streaming data.

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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