DARPA GRYPHON Programme

It’s Just a Phase

DARPA’s GRYPHON programme uses photonics to reduce phase noise promising efficiency improvements for radio frequency applications. Radios depend on electronic oscillators which convert a Direct...
Polomarconi naval communications system

November Radio Roundup

Armada's monthly roundup of all the latest news in the military communications product, programme and operational domains. Modular Machinations L3Harris’ new Distributed Tactical Communications System (DTCS)...
Currawong communications system

Currawong’s Song

The Australian Defence Force’s Currawong battlefield communications system provides a plethora of links to deployed forces at tactical and operational levels. Taking its name from...
US Army Soldiers with Communications Equipment

Networking Event

The next iteration of the US Army’s Integrated Tactical Network, known as Capability Set 23, is moving ahead. The US Army’s Integrated Tactical Network (ITN)...
Norm Wade, The Chinese Military

Chinese Whispers

An important new book sheds much-needed insight on the People’s Liberation Army’s manoeuvre force tactical communications posture. Armada is a fan of the books...
US Army HF Radio

October Radio Roundup

Armada's monthly roundup of all the latest news in the military communications product, programme and operational domains. Programmes L3Harris has won a $13.4 million order from...
New Zealand soldiers with SATCOM equipment

Tranches and Transceivers

New Zealand is overhauling her army’s communications and command and control systems as part of an ambitious modernisation initiative. The New Zealand Network Enabled Army...
SK-4105-Rohde-Schwarz-2

Coast to Coast

New Zealand will soon receive new high frequency transmitters as part of an ongoing programme to overhaul the country’s military HF communications infrastructure. Sources close...
Global ASNT Terminal

Emergency Calls

This August the US Air Force declared an initial operational capability for its Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal for aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missile...
QKD uses diamonds to generate entangled protons.

Qubits Keep Comms ‘Hush-Hush’

Quantum technologies could help revolutionise military communications, not least in the field of encryption. Just a little quantum physics, there is no need to be...

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