Jun 16, 2014 ASDNews Source : Exelis
Upgrade program to improve capabilities and increase data rate
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a $12 million contract to deliver enhanced high-capacity data radios to a NATO customer. This award expands on this NATO country’s existing robust communications capabilities.
The High Capacity Data Radio (HCDR) is an intelligent, self-managing, ad hoc networking radio that provides a secure data link between mounted and dismounted headquarters and fielded forces. It also serves as the data backbone for this country’s sophisticated communications architecture.