British military chooses data radios from L-3 for UAV surveillance system

British military experts needed data radios for full-motion video distribution from unmanned surveillance aircraft to military forces on land and at sea.

Nov 1st, 2016

British military experts needed data radios for full-motion video distribution from unmanned surveillance aircraft to military forces on land and at sea. They found their solution at L-3 Communication Systems-West in Salt Lake City. The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence in London has awarded L-3 a $23.2 million contract for the company's Tactical Network ROVER handheld transceivers and ROVER 6i transceivers for the United Kingdom Joint Common Remote Viewing Terminal (JCRVT) program. The JCRVT distributes full-motion video data from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It displays data, saves video and images, and transmits video and imagery to British military forces on land and at sea. The JCRVT will use L-3 ROVER transceivers to integrate key United Kingdom intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) aircraft with land- and sea-based weapons platforms such as surface warships, artillery, and missile launchers.

FOR MORE INFORMATION visit L-3 Communications Systems-West online at www2.l-3com.com/csw, or the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence.

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