Army chooses radio communications equipment from Ultra Electronics for WIN-T shelter kits

MONTREAL, 11 Jan. 2012. U.S. Army leaders needed AN/GRC-245 radios and other tactical communications equipment to serve as shelter upgrade kits for the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T). They found their solution from military radio communications specialist Ultra Electronics TCS in Montreal.

Ultra Electronics won a $23 million Army contract for the kits, which will be used to upgrade the AN/TRC-190 sheltered line-of-sight (LOS) radio communications system to be compatible with Internet Protocol-based networks and will enable the use of 34 megabits per second full-duplex links with the AN/GRC-245 radio. Ultra Electronics should finish deliveries by December 2012.

The Army is switching to an everything-over-IP (EOIP) network model and the military communications equipment from Ultra Electronics will extend the lifecycle of deployed radios by enabling them to work together with the more modern network, company officials say.

The AN/GRC-245 is a high-capacity-line-of-sight (HCLOS) tactical radio that sends and receives data as quickly as 34 megabits per second. the radio provides full-duplex operation in Band 1 (225 to 400 MHz) and Band 3+ (1350 to 2690 MHz), with an option to upgrade to Band 4 (4400 to 5000 MHz).

Ultra TCS has shipped more than 5,000 AN/GRC-245 units to date company officials say. For more information contact Ultra Electronics TCS online at www.ultra-tcs.ca.

 

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