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  1. Barrett Communications
4 September 2015

Barrett Delivers Advanced HF Training for the South African Army Signal Formation

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Following the supply of Barrett PRC-2090 HF tactical radio systems to the South African National Defence Force, Barrett Communications has undertaken an on-site training exercise for experienced HF operators of the South African Army Signal Formation team.

The course included the programming of radios for use within networks using both Selcall and ALE systems.

Selcall was an unfamiliar feature to the class but due to class competency, the concept and instruction was quickly understood and well-received. The training was very hands-on allowing operators to gain a higher level of understanding of the equipment, its features and operational deployment.

Training concluded with a ‘field exercise’ where operators were tested on their knowledge and application of all features and functions of the PRC-2090 systems.

Barrett operations and field support manager Mr Rob Tweed commented: "It was a pleasure to have worked with this class and with the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) as a whole.

"The SA Army Signal Formation team again showed high levels of experience and knowledge, which will help ensure effective installation and operational communication of Barrett Communications equipment whilst SANDF troops are deployed on the ground."

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