GD to Deliver Combat Search and Rescue Radios to ADF
- AN/PRC-112G radios provide encrypted two-way messaging and GPS-location capabilities that help combat search and rescue teams quickly locate and rescue downed aircrews and military and paramilitary forces.
"Twenty-eight countries are now using HOOK2(r) radios for their combat search and rescue operations," said Chris Brady, vice president of Assured Communications for General Dynamics C4 Systems. "For NATO and coalition users, this system provides unprecedented search and rescue communications interoperability enabling international forces to work together efficiently and effectively when lives are in the balance."
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The HOOK2 Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) system comprises the AN/PRC-112G radio, Quickdraw2(r) Interrogator and Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Base Station, and allows downed air crews or isolated personnel to securely contact combat search and rescue resources over long distances. The radio is interoperable with satellite-based search and rescue systems, including the International Cospas-Sarsat Programme.
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Source : General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD)