"We're very interested in all aspects of this, both ground communications, ground-to-air communications
and of course air-to-space communications to solve Air Force problems," said Michael Hayduk, AFRL's deputy director of the information directorate.
Some work well with fast moving aircraft, and some do not work so well." He continued that: "if you optimise one waveform for ground-to-ground communications, it might not work so well for ground-to-air communications
." This explains the differences between the SINCGARS and HAVEQUICK-I/II waveforms discussed above, designed as they are for different applications.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) UK-based air traffic management communications systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, said it has been awarded a contract by South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to provide additional air traffic communication system sites for delivering ground-to-air communications
for the Incheon, South Korea air traffic control centre.
"That means more investment in secure ground-to-ground and ground-to-air communications
, and it also means building up the air force, which has atrophied since the Civil War ...
Julien Dezemery, Chief of French Detachment and John Mahaffey, NATO Communications and Information Agency, NATO Airborne Early, talked about the role of the JTAC and interoperability challenges in digital ground-to-air communications
during a media conference Sept.
The $25 million order will begin a new chapter in ground-to-air communications
as the next-generation radios deliver crisp, clear communication between pilots and air traffic controllers.
The Harris radios will provide Poland's armed forces with secure wideband combat net radio, tactical satellite and ground-to-air communications
The presence of an AN/PRC-152/VRC-110 gives the commander many more options including beyond line-of-sight communications (via TACSAT), ground-to-air communications
(via UHF) and civil-military communications (via APCO-P25) In addition to SINCGARS!
The UK's Park Air Systems has announced the award of a contract from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to supply its nationwide ground-to-air communications
system that connects pilots with air traffic controllers.
In the past, ground-to-air communications
has been a matter of remembering to bring that extra radio, a circumstance the origins of which stem from the laws of physics.
On ground-to-air communications
, Brigadier Freer wrote: "We were fortunate that an inadequate system was not put to the test.""