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How secure is HF radio?

How secure is HF radio?
  Whether used for humanitarian, critical or military communications, security is essential in high frequency (HF) radio transmission. But just how secure is HF radio? It depends on the equipment being used.
12th April 2017

Is there interoperability between HF and VHF radio?

Is there interoperability between HF and VHF radio?
  In tactical situations, personnel can maintain effective communication over short to medium distances with Very High Frequency (VHF) radio. However, teams in the field do not work in isolation; they depend upon the support and intelligence information relayed from command centres.
12th April 2017

Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) testing conducted by dstl

Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) testing conducted by dstl
  Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) scientists are conducting trials that will enable Dstl to characterise the effectiveness of Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW), in support of the LDEW Capability Demonstrator. The programme will culminate in a technology demonstrator in 2019.
11th April 2017


Full spectrum of capabilities provided to US Army for D31 contract

Full spectrum of capabilities provided to US Army for D31 contract
  The US Army Space and Missile Defense Command has named Northrop Grumman a recipient of the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration (D3I) contract.
11th April 2017

Manned/unmanned teaming demonstrated to improve combat efficiency

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), US Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the warfighter.
11th April 2017

Airband VHF radio range introduced by Icom

Airband VHF radio range introduced by Icom
  Icom have a range of VHF airband radios that will meet next year's 8.33kHz spacing deadline. The company has a range of 8.33kHz handheld and panel mount radios for GA pilots, balloonists and glider pilots as well as models for commercial operators.
11th April 2017

Kontron's inflight connectivty system selected by Gogo

Kontron has announced that Gogo will deploy Kontron's next gen MODMAN (Modem Manager) unit in its 2Ku IFC system in both retro-fit and OEM line fit programmes.
5th April 2017

Airframe assemblies improve WiFi access on flights

Airframe assemblies improve WiFi access on flights
Starting this summer, GORE Microwave Sealed Airframe Assemblies will be used to improve WiFi internet access on European short-haul flights. The European Aviation Network is a next-gen platform from mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat that will provide a true in-flight broadband experience for millions of airline passengers across Europe.
31st March 2017

SAE-approved Ethernet cables for military applications

SAE-approved Ethernet cables for military applications
It has been announced that W. L. Gore & Associates' GORE Aerospace Ethernet Cables are now qualified according to the Society for Automotive and Aerospace Engineers (SAE) AS6070/5 for civil and military applications. This industry standard supports the AS50881 EWIS (Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems) specification for high-speed data cables.
23rd November 2016

Cabin wireless access point receives FAA approval

Cabin wireless access point receives FAA approval
It has been announced by Kontron that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the company's Cab-n-Connect A100 Cabin Wireless Access Point (CWAP) its Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) Supplement for multiple aircraft models including Boeing 737-700, 737-800, 767-200, 767-300, Airbus A330-300, A320-200, and Embraer ERJ 190-100. 
25th October 2016


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