Oct 02. General Dynamics Canada has announced its latest compact Mil-Spec AMLCD Video Display designed specifically for applications with space and weight constraints. It has a flexible configuration that enables the controls to be mounted on the bezel of the 5.5 inch diagonal display head, or mounted separately if required, making it ideal for retrofitting into already tight military vehicles. Mated to a thermal sensor or colour camera, this display can provide enhanced situational awareness without obscuring other instruments in the cabin.
16v Sep 02. French company SAGEM has won the French MoD tender for the design and manufacturing of a high-speed tactical radio with Coded Orthogonal Frequency Modulation (COFDM) technology. This new generation radio equipment will facilitate transmission rates of around one Mbyte per second with ranges of tens of kilometres in harsh environments. This radio has been developed using SAGEM’s considerable expertise in the provision of high-speed data transmission between UAVs and the ground station.