Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS) showed its new capabilities enhancement to the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) at the recent Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AWS). AWS was held at Fort Benning, Georgia.
SINCGARS radios are the most widely used tactical radios by the army and the new tech enhances the networking ability of radios. With the release of SINCGARS Software Version, users now have access to SINCGARS –Universal Network Situational Awareness. The tech provides position location information to every soldier’s radio on the battlefield.
Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS) is a top tier defence manufacturer and provides various products and services to the defence forces. The company is has been in the defence contracting business for over 50 years and has built on its extensive knowledge and experience to provide affordable solutions for its customers. The company was rated as the top in Washington D.C. region in 2011.
Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS) is also one of the leading navigation, sensor, traffic management solutions, processing and distribution, communications and information system, air traffic solution providers. The company is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Exelis has annual sales of over $3 billion and has a workforce of over 10,000.
Another enhancement that was demonstrated at the AWS was the Embedded Tactical Data Router (ETDR). This tech provides data to not only the radios but can also deliver data across different waveforms.
The Switchplus Combat Net Radio Gateway was also demonstrated. The tech gives command center the ability to monitor radios and networks from a remote location. The capability enhances the mission control system and co-ordinates different waveforms, frequencies and various radio systems
Jennifer Schoonover, the Vice President and GM of Excelis, stated that Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS) will continue providing upgrades and modernising the SINCGARS system. It would also provide better support to the soldier on field.