NDSA Satellite Communications

Space for Growth – NDSA Satellite Communications Moves Forward

The US’ National Defence Space Architecture will bring impressive levels of space-based connectivity down to the tactical edge. The US Department of Defence’s Space Development...
US Army HF Radio

July Radio Roundup

Armada's monthly roundup of all the latest news in the military communications product, programme and operational domains. Products Collins Aerospace revealed during this year’s Eurosatory exhibition,...
Bowman Radio System

Project EVO Problems

EVO, the first stage of the UK’s Project Morpheus command, control and communications overhaul for British land forces, seems troubled. Project Morpheus is a complex,...
ESSOR Interoperability Test

Testing Times

Europe’s ESSOR wideband waveform takes an important step forward in its quest to enhance tactical communications interoperability. The A4ESSOR consortium announced at this year’s Eurosatory...
The French Army’s new ESRP handheld radio is a single channel system providing power outputs of up to five watts.

Making Contact

The French armed forces’ Contact programme is one of Europe’s most ambitious tactical communications renewals. Thales is leading this programme rolling out new transceivers...

June Radio Round-Up: Military Communications News

Welcome to the first of Armada's new Radio Round-Up articles where each month we highlight all the latest news in the military communications products,...
Thales AN/PRC-148 radio

Casting the Net: New Combat Net Radios for the US Army

The US Army’s Combat Net Radio programme heralds new transceivers for the US armed forces to eventually replace legacy SINCGARS systems. It has been a...
STEADFAST COBALT Exercise

Zero Day, Plug and Play

As far as codenames for military exercises are concerned, they don’t come much better than STEADFAST COBALT. Starting on 16th May STEADFAST COBALT tests...
BAE Systems Terrier armoured vehicle

British Army Creates Experimental Trials Group to Speed Up Understanding and Fielding of New...

The British Army has formed an Experimentation and Trials Group (ETG) to trial, experiment with and develop new technology. The aim is to speed...
The US Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) C2 system from Northrop Grumman will use cloud computing and new communications protocols. (Northrop Grumman)

Speaking across the Divide

While JADC2 heralds a paradigm shift in how the US armed forces and allied services share information, its implementation faces distinct challenges.  On paper, the...

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