Viasat’s Move Out/Jump Off terminal allows operational commanders at the tactical edge to receive the best possible levels of situational awareness required to do their job.
US Army makes headway on tactical comms programmes
Two tactical radio programmes for the US Army are moving to the next stage of procurement and testing.
A spokesperson for the US Army Programme Executive Office Command, Control, Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T) told Shephard that full-rate production for the Handheld, Manpack & Small Form Fit (HMS Manpack) radio is expected by the middle of FY2021, with contracts to follow in Q3 FY2021.
Last month, the army signed a third Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract for the HMS Manpack radio programme. Collins Aerospace and L3Harris will each provide 1,782 Gen 2 radios and ancillaries.
A spokesperson from the L3Harris told Shephard that deliveries would start late 2020 followed by an operational test, ‘the results of which will be used to inform full-rate production decision. Operational fielding is expected in 2021 ...
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Viasat’s Government Systems division provides U.S. and coalition military forces with a range of advanced communications technology. Here’s a quick description of one of them: MIDS
Viasat’s Government Systems division provides U.S. and coalition military forces with a range of advanced communications technology. Here’s a quick description of one of them, Link 16:
The US Army is working to modernise its tactical networks to enable expeditionary and mobile operations, and bolster its resilience against near-peer EW and cyber ...