May 22, 2019
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Tactical communication systems

The nature of warfare has changed over time. However, certain aspects of battle have remained constant for centuries. Namely, the need to maintain effective command and control of troops, as well as the ability to communicate securely.

Modern day warfare requires military units to operate as smaller, more agile forces, across widely distributed geographic areas, in often rugged terrain.

These dismounted units frequently cannot maintain line-of-sight communications with headquarters (HQ), let alone with other units operating even a few miles away.

This not only limits HQ ability to track dismounted soldiers but also imposes severe limitations on the warfighter’s situational awareness that is vital to both safety and mission success.

The tactical battlefield is now becoming a ground for extensive digital data exchange where many sensors, weapons, computers and command centers need to exchange high speed data in order t
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