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Five Eyes nations turn to software to boost interoperability

27th September 2018 - 16:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Interoperability between the Five Eyes nations is likely to be significantly enhanced in the future as connected devices integrate more software-defined features, including radio waveforms, although industry is still expecting challenges along the way.

‘Communications interoperability continues to be a significant issue for the allied nations of the Five Eye Coalition,’ said Preston Johnson, strategy development director at communication specialists Rockwell Collins. ‘Rarely have we seen a significant military operation that did not involve support from all of the Five Eyes at some point.’

Johnson told Shephard that as all the nations move toward fielding modern software-defined radios, the question

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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