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BATS radio flying toward production

24th August 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


ViaSat is set to begin production of its Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System – Dismounted (BATS-D) handheld radio and expects to manufacture up to 100 units a month. 

The BATS-D Link 16 radio was introduced to the market in May 2016 as a Link 16 radio for the US forces. It is designed to enable the dismounted operator to interact with incoming aircraft, identify their location digitally, and designate targets for air attacks. 

‘We are refining our initial production ramp-up as we complete development and production transition, but we are targeting to initially build approximately 60-100 units per month and

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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