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Farnborough 2012: TRS pitches for interoperability

10th July 2012 - 07:52 GMT | by Darren Lake in Farnborough


The recent experience of air operations over Libya has highlighted the continuing difficulties that NATO nations and other allies continue to have when it comes to interoperability, according to Jack Harrington, CEO of ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS).

Speaking to Shephard at the Farnborough International Airshow, Harrington said that in a digital age countries should be able to do better than pass pieces of paper between them. He said that although armed forces were now able to work seamlessly on a sovereign basis there were issues when it comes to passing data between nations.

Harrington said that TRS' background in air C2 systems

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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