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What radio system does the military use?

What radio system does the military use?

The AN/PRC-117F Multiband/Multimission Radio, currently in use by all the U.S. military services, is a 30-to-512 MHz-band radio that incorporates several different software-defined waveforms, such as SINCGARS, HaveQuick, and old Type 1 encryption modes.

What communication devices do military use?

9661 V/UHF Ground Radio Family.

  • 9681 V/UHF Airborne Radio.
  • 9671 V/UHF Naval-Fixed Station Radio.
  • 4300 V/UHF Have Quick I-II Frequency Hopping Radio Family.
  • 9661 HF Ground Radio Family.
  • 9681 HF Airborne Radio.
  • 9671 HF Naval-Fixed Station Software Defined Radio Family.
  • 2121 Encrypted VoIP Telephone.
  • How do military communicate through radio?

    Best Practices

    1. Identify with whom you want to communicate by using their call sign.
    2. Pause a moment after pressing the “push-to-talk” (PTT) button.
    3. Be direct and short when communicating.
    4. Speak slowly and clearly.
    5. Spell out letters and numbers, using the Military Alphabet (NATO Phonetic Alphabet.

    How much does SINCGARS cost?


    Army ACAT II Program: Prime Contractor
    Total Number of Systems: 246,845 International Telephone and Telegraph (ITT)
    Total Program Cost (TY$): $4,623M
    Average Unit Cost (TY$): $13K Service Certified Y2K Compliant
    Full-rate production: 1QFY85 Yes

    How do you load frequency on Army radio?

    Prepare an ASIP radio for operation

    1. Install battery(ies) correctly.
    2. Install antenna and handset on proper connectors. a. Connect handset to AUD/DATA connector.
    3. Select RT preparation settings from MENU. a.
    4. Preset correct channel frequency. a.
    5. Perform shutdown procedures. a.
    6. Complete the task within three minutes.

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