manpack


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manpack

(ˈmænˌpæk)
n
a compact load able to be carried by one person
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Product Sub-Category : Manpack high band jammer for small foot columns
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a delivery order to supply its multi-channel Falcon III[R] HMS (Handheld, Manpack & Small Form-Fit) Manpack radios to support two major US Army test events, the company said.
The MUOS team tested the ability of the Manpack Radio to reach the MUOS satellite communications network at latitudes up to 89.
The order, placed in January for 1,500 additional PRC-155 Manpack radios, is part of a low-rate initial production contract supporting the Army's fielding requirements.
Under this order, the Marines are acquiring from Harris Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS)-certified Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack tactical radios that form mobile ad-hoc communication networks to exchange voice, video and tactical data reports on the battlefield.
General Dynamics C4 Systems is the prime contractor for the backpack-sized, two-channel manpack radio and the handheld "rifleman radio," which aims to provide mobile, voice and data communications to soldiers on the front lines in much the same way information is exchanged over commercial cellular networks.
The JTRS HMS program's Milestone C Decision held on 17 June 2011 authorized an initial Low Rate Initial Production of 6,250 AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radios and 100 AN/PRC-155 Manpack radios.
The AN/PRC-117G is a NSA Type-1 certified wideband manpack radio system.
He said: "Mobile Registration Vans (MRVs) equipped with state-of-the-art computer and communication equipment are being deployed along with manpack units.
This contract enables the Navy to deploy handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station radios for applications in high-frequency, very-high frequency, ultra-high frequency, line-of-sight and satellite communications.
Tenders are invited for Manpack mid band jammer for small foot columns