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New NATO deployable comms nears completion

9th December 2013 - 14:25 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Newport


A Polish signals battalion will become the first NATO unit to receive the NATO Rapid Reaction Force Deployable Communication Information Systems (NRF DCIS), Cassidian has revealed.

Described as the latest technology available in NATO deployable communications, DCIS is expected to conduct its first operational trial in March with Polish forces, based out of the Joint Force Training Centre in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

The DCIS has been in development with Cassidian since 2009 and provides NATO signals battalions with an upgraded deployable communications capability in areas of operation.

‘NATO needed a communications system to take anywhere in the world,’ Bruce Harbon, Cassidian

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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