Barrett signed contract with National Defence force of East African nation

Barrett Communications have signed a significant contract with the National Defence Force of an East African Nation.

The first phase of the contract involves the supply of PRC-2090 tactical high-frequency (RF) radio communications systems, in manpack configurations.

The PRC-2090 manpacks will be used for both voice and data through Barrett’s CLOVER modems. In-country configuration, operator and maintenance training will be provided to enable the customer to be fully self-supporting.

Barrett Communications managing director Greg O’Neill commented: "This is a new end user for Barrett Communications and we are pleased that many years of work in this country has resulted in this significant award."

Barrett Communications will be exhibiting at African Aerospace and Defence (AAD) in Centurion, South Africa, from the 14-18 September 2016.

Barrett will showcase their extensive range of tactical HF and VHF radio communications solutions in addition to the recently announced Barrett 4050 HF Software-Defined Radio (SDR).