Sri Lankan Army introduces Voice / Data Network

8 September 2011 (Last Updated September 8th, 2011 18:30)

The Sri Lankan Army has introduced its new voice / data communication network to improve its speed of information sharing, situational updates and exchange of intelligence. The new communication network covers more than 30 directorates and branches at the army headquarters, six security f

The Sri Lankan Army has introduced its new voice / data communication network to improve its speed of information sharing, situational updates and exchange of intelligence.

The new communication network covers more than 30 directorates and branches at the army headquarters, six security forces headquarters, 14 divisions / task forces and 22 regimental headquarters.

The voice and video feeds will provide commanders with reliable data for accurate assessments and formalities, as well as strategic inputs and security requirements.

The network also enables live meetings, audio and video conferencing, online file transfer, online file sharing, intranet emailing and the internet.

The network will also cover island-wide army formations within a few weeks.