The Tactical Removable Airborne Satellite Communications (TRASC) Solution
3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
By: Karl Fuchs
It’s ever important in today’s environment for the military to have reliable and secure communications to ensure mission success wherever they operate. In fact, the armed forces have been working on variations of airborne satellite communications’ (SATCOM) capability for more than 15 years. Still today, the challenges to provide integrated communications on a C-130 aircraft are complicated and costly.
First, performing permanent communications system upgrades on aircraft is more than a three-year process. System requirements, modification planning, reviews, analysis, scheduling aircraft down time and budgets are key drivers in any aircraft system upgrade.
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