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ASELSAN Radio for Our Outstanding Troops

Turkish Armed Forces will communicate with the “Squad Radio” of which the design and software activities have been developed by ASELSAN. A contract has been signed in May 8, 2007 between Mi

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Turkish Armed Forces will communicate with the “Squad Radio” of which the design and software activities have been developed by ASELSAN. A contract has been signed in May 8, 2007 between Ministry of Defence and ASELSAN for the procurement of the “Communication Equipment within the Squad” which has been required by Turkish Land Forces Command. The material/equipment that costs a total amount of 18 million US Dollars, and is going to be supplied in the scope of the contract, will provide the communication of the staff with each other at the squad level and with the tactical vehicles. The contract consists of the Communication Radio within the Squad, Wireless Interface Unit and Network Management Unit and the procurement of the related services. The deliveries in the scope of the contract will be realized within 36 months following the contract date.

ASELSAN 5712 Squad Radio will provide the digital voice and data communication of the squad, team and similar units. ASELSAN Squad Radio is small, light and durable equipment that has a full duplex communication capability. ASELSAN Squad Radio with its voice activation and conference properties will provide the requirements of the operations. The equipment that has a conference property up to four users provides a chance for the other users in the network to listen the conference call. In the project, digital voice coding and time division multiple access (TDMA) techniques have been used for the full duplex voice and data communication. A communication range up to 1 km. in the open area can be provided with the ASELSAN Squad Radio. Using the radio with microphone-headset and voice activation properties provides the user to be hands free. The usage properties of the Squad Radio can be defined by the users and planners. The radio provides the possibility of different groupings and can be programmed for the communication between the groups. In the radio, the kind of the usage and various warnings are reported to the users with a voice message in Turkish. ASELSAN Squad Radio has been designed as strong and durable, in order to meet the vibration, shock, heat, moisture and leakage requirements that have been stated in military standards.

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