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Eurosatory 2012: Thales plugs battlefield communication gaps

11th June 2012 - 08:29 GMT | by Claire Apthorp in Paris

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Thales is enhancing its battlefield communication solutions at the tactical level with the introduction of a transverse waveform capability called GeoMux, allowing warfighters at every level of the force to stay connected on the move.

The waveform will equip all PR4G F@stnet radio models, including handheld, manpack and vehicles.

‘We now have the communications to cover every level of the battlefield, from brigade level right down to the dismounted soldier,’ a Thales spokesperson told Shephard.

‘Today’s communications follow a traditional hierarchical topology, which makes horizontal communications slow as the information must move up and back down the field hierarchy; with

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Claire Apthorp

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Claire Apthorp


As a freelance defence writer, Claire regularly contributes to some of the UK’s leading defence magazines, …

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