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IDEX 2023: Codan Communications presents new squad radio

24th February 2023 - 16:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in Abu Dhabi


Codan Communications Squad Mesh 616-L radio's conformal antennas are claimed to offer improved range. (Photo: author)

The company’s new squad radio system can self-heal and relay information across a network.

At IDEX 2023 in Abu Dhabi, Codan Communications showcased its new squad radio system featuring conformal antennas and a small form factor.

The Sentry Mesh 6161-L software-defined radio is based on Codan/Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) MANET Mesh waveforms, which have been field-proven by a number of militaries.

Sentry Mesh 6161-L was designed to address the needs of soldier modernisation programmes, and offers up to 2W of output.

Codan VP of systems and solutions Steven Jenkins said the mesh radio system could self-heal, ensuring squad members maintain the ability to communicate.

Unlike traditional radios, the Squad MESH 6161-L uses conformal antennas, which

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye is Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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