SOFEX 2014

Countering attack with diversity

05 May 2014

Canada’s Ultra Electronics, TCS (Hall 1, Stand C111) has launched the UltraHop ECCM waveform. This fast frequency hopping (1,000 hops per second), full band and high throughput (16Mbps) waveform is compatible with the GRC-245C and X500-G tri-channel radio systems, said to be the only multichannel radio platforms that can counter electronic attack with channel and frequency band diversity in combination with UltraHop. The waveform is paired with superior AFC (automatic frequency control), ATPC (automatic transmit power control), AMC (adaptive modulation and coding) and provides several diversity options offering best in class jamming resilience.

Part of the Ultra ORION family, the GRC-245C and X500-G tri-channel radios provide high-capacity communications for air defence and tactical networks interconnecting C4ISR elements. The radio provides operational flexibility, functioning as a backhaul repeater, range extension node, aggregation/distribution point for high bandwidth needs, WLAN and remote station for point-to-multipoint access down to the network’s edge.

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