US Army Awards IVAS MANET Radio Deal to Silvus Technologies

US Army officials have selected California-based mobile networking company Silvus Technologies to provide mobile ad hoc tactical (MANET) radio capability for the service's Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) programme. The USD3.9 million prototype development award will cover production and delivery of about 1,000 MANET radios for the IVAS...

US Army officials have selected California-based mobile networking company Silvus Technologies to provide mobile ad hoc tactical (MANET) radio capability for the service's Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) programme.

The USD3.9 million prototype development award will cover production and delivery of about 1,000 MANET radios for the IVAS programme for "rigorous integration and testing" of the radio systems into the IVAS network, the company said in a 5 May statement.

Overseen by the army's Combat Capabilities Development Command's (CDCC's) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) directorate, the IVAS programme is a critical component of the ground service's Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) initiative.

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