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BAE Systems launches Falcon trials

15th March 2012 - 11:03 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in London


Training has begun on the UK’ s Falcon portable broadband-based communications system for the army and air force, manufacturer BAE Systems has announced.

The programme, which began in 2006, facilitates the secure transmission of voice, data and video traffic between military personnel. Training on the system is being delivered by Babcock with support from the MoD, a BAE statement released on 14 March said.

Two dedicated sites have been set up for the training at the Defence College of Communication Information Systems (DCCIS) in Blandford, Dorset, and another at 90 Signals Unit at RAF Leeming in Yorkshire. The training is

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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