We use cookies to improve your experience on our website and ensure the information we provide is more relevant. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we will assume you are happy to accept all cookies on the Army website. You can change your cookie settings at any time.


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.


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


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.

Share this page

Bookmark and Share