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US Army to trial 'radio-over-satellite' communications

10th September 2018 - 13:00 GMT | by Andrew White


Spectra Group’s Slingshot appliqué kit has been selected to support the US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWEs) in 2019, company officials have disclosed to Shephard.

Due to be conducted at Fort Benning, Georgia, over the course of the year, AEWE events form part of Spectra Group’s ongoing strategy to expand the operational utility of Slingshot beyond its current employment by special operations forces to more conventional units, BD manager, Billy Bingham confirmed to Shephard.

Tasked with supporting the ‘Mission Command’ element of the AEWE exercises, Slingshot will be used to support ‘radio-over-satellite’ communications to ground force elements provided

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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