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US on hunt for next-gen tactical radio systems

30th May 2019 - 09:00 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


The US Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking a next-generation Joint Tactical Terminal (JTT) communication system to replace the ageing JTT-Senior and JTT-Integrated Broadcast Service (IBS) radios currently used across the services.

An RfP for a competitive contract is expected to be released to industry in Q3 FY19 with Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) expecting the system to be ready for use in FY22, Aladrian Wetzel, product lead, JTT at PEO IEW&S, told Shephard

This should be before the current 'fleet of systems' reaches end of life in FY25.

PEO IEW&S is hoping to

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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