My Toys are Better than the US Army’s Toys

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

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Well, at least some of them apparently are…  National Defense Magazine’s blog featured a recent post contrasting the network bandwidth and device capabilities provided to soldiers by JTRS with what’s commonly available in the commercial market.  It’s not a happy story.

SDR Lightens Packs

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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Humping more than 70 pounds of gear around isn’t exactly the most effective way to fight in the mountains.  Fortunately, the U.S. military is trying to lighten the burden, and SDR has a role to play.

US Army Touts Its “Agile” Approach to the Tactical Network

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

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The Department of Defense’s vision of a theater wide fully integrated voice and data network is getting closer every day.  Now the Army is giving itself kudos for their “agile” approach.  However they choose to describe it, it seems to be working.

Lockheed SDR in the Sky with Diamonds

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Lockheed’s contributions to AMF JTRS continue to roll in.  This system will allow vastly superior situational awareness, speed of command, intelligence gathering and directing ordnance for maximum effect.

The U.S. Army’s Tac Net Proving Grounds

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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The White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico provides a challenging backdrop for determining whether the JTRS can live up to its promise.

JTRS GMR, A Cautionary Tale

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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Bad news for the JTRS GMR program, but it could have been avoided by applying Performance Engineering right from the start.

JTRS Invades Canada, Eh?

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

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In another big win for its SDR radio technology, Harris is selling $4.7M worth of JTRS capable AN/PRC-117G and RF-7800B satellite terminals to Canada.

JTRS PM Opening at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command apparently has an opening for a JTRS Program Manager.

JTRS Rifleman Radio Goes Gold!

Monday, August 8th, 2011

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The US Army has placed a Low Rate Initial Production order for 6350 JTRS HMS radios to provide tactical users with secure, mobile, networked communications.

Foresight and JTRS, 10 yrs and Going Strong

Friday, June 10th, 2011

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Foresight has been privileged to play an important role in the JTRS program since the effort’s earliest days.