Data Link Solutions has seen some significant success with recent DoD contracts in the US, specifically for the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS), Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS
) terminals and the company sees further opportunities North of the border.
Planned for the third quarter of 2015, the demonstration will use a MADL data link on a MIDS JTRS
transceiver communicating with a fifth-generation stealth fighter reference implementation.
Certification means that the Falcon III AN/PRC-152A is approved and ready to operate as part of a DoD architecture for battlefield networking.
waveforms are more uniquely suited to Army needs, whereas SOCOM is interested in multifunctional devices, he said.
To realize this vision, the JTRS
program incubated the technologies, concepts and processes that would implement and sustain this business model because industry would not venture into this ambitious new world on its own.
HMS program's Milestone C Decision held on 17 June 2011 authorized an initial Low Rate Initial Production of 6,250 AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radios and 100 AN/PRC-155 Manpack radios.
"We have just entered the era of the networked Soldier," said COL John Zavarelli, program manager (PM), Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) JTRS
, Handheld Manpack Small.
is designed to allow Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Soldiers to seamlessly share secure (NSA Type 1) voice, data, and video communications, in real-time.
, net-centric warfare, quite literally, stops at the command center.
military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS
) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide.
The Falcon III AN/PRC-152 was developed by Harris following the US military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS
) Enterprise Business Model and operates on the JTRS
Software Communications Architecture.