USCG Extends Radio Upgrade Partnership with Thales

February 2009
Sea Power;Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p49
The article reports on a secondary determination and finding contract awarded by the U.S. Coast Guard to Thales Communications Inc. to upgrade communications equipment in the 270-foot cutters with the Series 5000 High-Frequency (HF) radio system. It states that Thales will install medium-powered HF radios during the next five to seven years on cutters not upgraded under the original contract. It mentions that these radios give the Coast Guard capabilities of the automatic link establishment.


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