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Australian CHORUS is on song

13th May 2020 - 09:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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The Australian Department of Defence announced on 11 May that it is exploring ways to integrate laser-based optical and RF communication technologies onto a single SATCOM user terminal.

The department said it has the ‘potential to significantly enhance military capability,’ with technology options that can integrate hybrid optical/RF SATCOM terminals into military aircraft, land vehicles and ships.

The project, called CHORUS – an acronym for Compact Hybrid Optical RF User Segment – involves Australian defence scientists working with both industry and academia.

The first research phase will see the team assess the viability of different design options and ‘create a

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