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Canadian Army pursuing SOTM capability

19th November 2013 - 10:56 GMT | by Ian Kemp in London


The Canadian government is seeking bids for mobile satellite communication (SATCOM) terminals for Canadian Army vehicles.

The request for proposals is being issued under the Land Command Support System Life Extension (LCSS LE) Project, a highly integrated tactical communication system that supports army-wide C2. The RfP release follows an industry day in June 2012.

Such a SATCOM on-the-move (SOTM) capability will allow vehicles to communicate with their tactical headquarters or command posts via satellite and maintain communications when mobile.

‘The Land Command Support System Life Extension Project will ensure the Canadian Armed Forces maintains its strong communication network to

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Ian Kemp


Ian Kemp

Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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