Axnes introduces PNG Wireless Intercom System to Quad-A Summit

Axnes introduces PNG Wireless Intercom System to Quad-A Summit

30-Mar-2015 Source: Axnes Aviation

Axnes Aviation is proud to announce the next leap in wireless communication technology, with the introduction of its Polycon New Generation (PNG) Wireless intercom solution at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit 2015 in Nashville, TN. The new PNG system will be unveiled at the Becker Avionics booth today on booth #200 at 1:00pm.

After 3 years in development, the new PNG digital secure radio system will enable cordless intercom capability both in cabin and at line-of-sight range from the aircraft, ground vehicle or marine vessel. There is no other technology or direct competitor to PNG in the world today. The initial product launch is for the search and rescue (SAR) version of PNG, which will replace the existing Polycon system and add important features and functionality. Further developments in 2015 will include other versions tailored for military operations, EMS and cargo aircraft requirements among others.  Axnes Aviation partners with Becker Avionics, Inc., based in Miramar, Florida, for sales, service and support of the product in North and South America.

PNG features:

  • Range  in cabin and external to the aircraft – robust, line of sight range capabilities
  • Clear communication  full duplex, PTT, VOX and patented noise cancelling
  • Positioning  integrated AIS SART distress transmitter and GPS position reporting of remote crew position to aircraft
  • Secure communication – scrambling, AES 128, and AES 256 encryption
  • Group support  wired intercom loops repeated in the wireless domain or separate wireless groups. Multiple group participation capability.
  • Remote radio keying –  allows remote crew access to other aircraft installed radios
  • New design – ruggedized, easy to operate, waterproof to IP68; 3m/10ft, 24 hrs
  • Dual band  – supports both UHF and  VHF air band frequencies
  • Versatility – connects to all major ICS brands and types, aircraft headsets and helmets
  • NVIS – the system is NVIS compatible
  • Operational modes – Headset, Person to Person and Walkie-Talkie
  • Qualifications – EASA standards, FCC and MIL qualifications pending

About Axnes

Axnes Aviation develops and supplies advanced and highly durable wireless intercom solutions for use under harsh conditions on aircraft and other demanding applications. Axnes is well known for its successful wireless ICS solutions and today more than 750 aircraft worldwide are equipped with their wireless technology.

The company has been supplying its wireless intercom systems for almost two decades and is an EASA Part 21 and Part 145 approved organization. Axnes is an approved supplier to OEMs such as AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky. Axnes Aviation AS was founded in 1995, and is a 100% privately owned company with its main office located in Grimstad, Norway.


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