General Dynamics and Rockwell Collins have shipped more than 1,200 AN/PRC-155 radios to the US government as part of a follow-on Low-rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract.
LRIP contract was for 1,500 new radios. The remaining radios will be shipped during the first quarter of 2015.
The two-channel PRC-155 radios are the US Army's digital 'connecting point' for soldiers and their commanders to share information while collaborating locally and globally, by the Warfighter Information Network.
The PRC-155 connects line-of-sight radios to satellite communications systems so soldiers can share observations from their current location, while receiving reconnaissance information or other data confirms or adjusts mission plans from anywhere in the operations area.
Soldiers can also use the PRC-155 to reach back to regional headquarters using secure satellite communication networks.
"The two-channel PRC-155 keeps soldiers consistently and securely connected to the tactical communications grid from anywhere", said Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems.
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General Dynamics Electric Boat has won a $36.5 million contract modification from the US Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms
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Rockwell Collins will provide the Australian Army with the latest generation Joint Fires Observer (JFO)/Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) simulator that is designed to meet services training requirements. This system, part of the RealFires family of JFO and JTAC simulators, will be located at the School of Artillery and is fully integrated with the Rockwell Collins FireStorm Integrated Targeting System
General Dynamics team announced today that it has won US Armys $415 million Live Training Transformation (LT2) Consolidated Product-line Management (CPM) Next contract. The original CPM program contract was awarded in 2009 by the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) Program Manager for Training Devices (PM TRADE)
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Rockwell Collins has developed the Remote Secure Receiver (RSR) that features smallest, lowest power, protected, secure and trusted Selected Availability Anti-Spoofing Module (SAASM) GPS solution for the soldiers. The RSR which was recently ordered by the Battlefield Airmen Office of the Air Force Special Operations Command, offers the warfighter assured PNT information, enabling increased situational awareness, and the ability to support highly effective fires missions that reduce fratricide and collateral damage
General Dynamics announced today that its four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) are being upgraded with high-frequency dynamic routing (HFDR) software to turn the radio's four channels into eight virtual channels. In addition to HFDR, the new high-frequency virtual channel exploitation software expands the DMR's communications capacity to 16 virtual channels when operating in the high frequency (HF) line-of-sight and ultra-high frequency (UHF) satellite communications frequencies
Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins announced today that they will be displaying an aviation simulator and training product developed and designed collaboratively by both partners during the biennial Airshow Aero India starting from February 18 at Bangalore. The two companies had recently signed a MoU to combine their strengths in simulation and training to offer fidelity solutions to Indian customers
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