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Communication and surveillance equipment

The British Army has the most powerful information and communication systems available. Commanders must be able to talk to their units - at all times - whether it is by voice or data, satellite link or landline.

Communications

The BOWMAN family of digital radios enables the transmission of large quantities of data and provides information on the position of UK forces.

Features the Cormorant theatre-deployable communications network and the Falcon joint tactical communications system for the land environment.

Surveillance equipment

MAMBA

The Mobile Artillery Battlefield Radar (MAMBA) is an air portable, small and accurate weapons locating radar system currently deployed with 5 Regt RA.

MAMBA automatically detects, locates and classifies multiple artillery, rockets and mortars and carries out a threat assessment based on weapon or impact positions.

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