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AUSA Winter 2010: AMF JTRS ahead of schedule

25th February 2010 - 18:34 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida


Preproduction units of the Airborne, Maritime/Fixed Station (AMF) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) are being delivered to US Army aviation units six months ahead of schedule to allow early integration work.

Speaking at the AUSA Winter exhibition in Fort Lauderdale on 25 February, Tony Gehr, Lockheed Martin’s technical director for JTRS, said the units would be delivered in August rather than January 2011 as originally planned.

Gehr said the company had also been awarded a $17.7 million contract option to deliver additional development units of the AMF-Small Airborne form factor for platform-specific testing of the AMF capability.

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