08 Oct 09. Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), a leading provider of Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) wireless technology, and Raytheon’s Network Centric Systems will team to implement SSC’s DSA software on the Raytheon Enhanced Position Location and Reporting System — eXtended Frequency (EPLRS-XF) radios. The Raytheon EPLRS-XF is a software programmable, wireless networking system that provides fast, reliable tactical data communication with wideband frequency operation. SSC’s DSA software suite includes beyond state-of-the-art spectrum sensing and sharing algorithms and innovative policy-based software controls. “We look forward to working with Raytheon to provide dynamic spectrum access as a key feature available to our military,” remarked Thomas Stroup, CEO of SSC. “DSA will ensure a new level of communications reliability to soldiers in challenging spectrum environments.” “The EPLRS-XF radio gives the warfighter high-speed, on-the-move video and data exchange capabilities for a broad range of applications,” said Jeff Miller, director, Tactical Communications Systems, Network Centric Systems. “Insertion of DSA technology further improves EPLRS-XF impact and enhances our networked communications capabilities to deliver the most advanced solutions to our troops.” (Source: Google)
13 Oct 09. BAE Systems has today signed a new, exclusive, teaming agreement with Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), a Poland based engineering and manufacturing company, that will form the basis of collaboration that may ultimately see production of the RG31 mine protected vehicle take place in Poland, should it be selected to protect members of the Polish armed forces involved in international peace-keeping and security operations. The RG31 is a 4×4 mine protected vehicle specifically designed for counter-insurgency and peacekeeping missions, where protection from the threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and landmines is required. More than 2,000 are currently in service with the U.S. Armed Forces and their allies. The RG31, designed in South Africa and featuring a V-shaped, blast deflecting hull, continues to attract considerable interest from potential new markets.