Association of the United States Army
AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition
13 to 15 October 2014
Washington D.C., United States
Thales at AUSA 2014
|Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:09 AM|
|Thales showcases its MBITR2 leader radio and AN/PRC 154 rifleman radio at AUSA 2014|
At AUSA 2014 (Association of United States Army) Annual Meeting currently taking place in Washington D.C., Thales is showcasing its latest generation radios for dismounted soldiers such as the MBITR2 next generation leader radio and the AN/PRC 154 rifleman radio.
The AN/PRC-148B MBITR2, the next generation Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio, builds on the legacy of the smallest, lightest, most power-efficient multiband, tactical, handheld radio in use today. By leveraging technologies based on the leading narrowband AN/PRC-148 tactical handheld radio and the leading wideband AN/PRC-154 tactical handheld radio, the AN/PRC-148B MBITR2 provides the dismounted warfighter with the ability to integrate into the wideband tactical IP and voice network via the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) wideband channel while simultaneously maintaining legacy reach back via the narrowband channel. The AN/PRC-148B MBITR2 retains interoperability with existing fielded radios and addresses tomorrow's requirements for a next generation, wideband, networking handheld radio.
The AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radio is a lightweight, rugged, body worn radio that transmits voice and data simultaneously utilizing the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW). It brings secure inter-squad networked communications to the soldier at the tactical edge of the battlefield network, improving mission effectiveness. The radio allows self-forming, ad hoc, voice and data networks and enables any leader at the tactical level to track individual soldier Position Location Information (PLI), giving dismounted soldiers a much-needed situational awareness capability.