Cobham’s Flexcomm system selected for US Army Lakotas

Cobham’s Flexcomm system selected for US Army Lakotas

9-Apr-2012 Source: Cobham

Cobham Aerospace Communications has been selected to supply its Flexcomm communications system for 39 UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters (LUH), as part of E b ADS North America’s Lakota Mission Equipment Package (MEP) in 2012. Cobham has already supplied over 200 such systems for the Lakotas, and the entire fleet order is anticipated to be approximately 345 aircraft.

The Lakotas equipped with the Army’s Security & Support Battalion Mission Equipment Package will be operated by Army National Guard units across the country. Cobham’s Flexcomm suite, which is uniquely scalable and flexible, includes an RT-5000 Radio Management Unit, an RT-5000 Transceiver, and an antenna/tuner package.

About Cobham:
Cobham specializes in meeting the insatiable demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth in defense, security and commercial environments. Offering a technically diverse and innovative range of technologies and services, the Group protects lives and livelihoods, responding to customer needs with agility that differentiates it. The most important thing we build is trust. Employing more than 10,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers and partners in over 100 countries.

About Aerospace Communications
Cobham Aerospace Communications designs and manufactures navigation, communication and airborne networking products and systems for commercial, business and military aircraft. Our products are in use on Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier, ATR, Bell, Eurocopter, and Agusta platforms and with military forces in more than 100 countries. Cobham Aerospace Communications is recognised as a system provider for intercoms and integrated audio panels, including the Radio Audio Integrated Management System (RAIMS) for the Airbus A380 and A350. The business is also a leader in aircraft lighting, on-board man machine interfaces and microwave systems and components such as diodes and modules, ferrite devices, RF filters, and waveguides. Cobham Aerospace Communications is a Centre of Excellence for slip ring design and manufacture in applications from wind turbines to helicopter rotor de-icing.

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