Viasat Introduces a Revolutionary New Handheld Link 16 Radio Offering Greater Digital Situational Awareness for Dismounted Ground Forces
For the first time in history, a single dismounted operator had the ability to interact with incoming aircraft, digitally identify their location and designate enemy targets for air attack using nothing but a handheld Link 16 radio in the palm of their hand. Over the course of a five-day exercise at
It is imperative that
"The Viasat BATS-D radio is a game-changer for dismounted warfighters," said
market by bringing innovative solutions to solve real warfighter problems that improve mission effectiveness."
Development of the Viasat BATS-D radio will be completed within CY1H 2016 with full production scheduled to begin by the end of the calendar year.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward looking statements include statements about the BATS-D speed of communication, improved performance and situational awareness, and timeframe. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations; and increased competition and other factors affecting the government and defense sectors generally. In addition, please refer to the risk
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