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Battle management modernisation efforts continue

5th November 2019 - 14:37 GMT | by Thomas Withington in Toulouse


The German Army is modernising its battle management and communications systems which will enhance command and control, and situational awareness at the brigade, battalion, company and platoon levels.

Central to these efforts is the procurement of Rohde and Schwarz’ SVFUA (Streitkraeftegemeinsame, Verbundfaehige Funkgeraete-Ausstattung/Armed Forces Joint Composite Radio Equipment) vehicular radio. 

The SVFUA programme got underway in 2017 following the award of a contract to the company by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support to equip a host of army vehicles with the system. Platforms to receive the architecture include the Puma infantry fighting vehicles

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Thomas Withington


Thomas Withington

Thomas Withington is an award-winning analyst and writer specialising in electronic warfare, radar and military …

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