Saab displays 9Land Soldier sPAD personal radio integration at MSPO 2012

4 September 2012 (Last Updated September 4th, 2012 18:30)

Saab has debuted unveiled radio integration for its recently launched 9Land Soldier sPAD system at the MSPO 2012 defence and security exhibition in Kielce, Poland.

Saab has debuted unveiled radio integration for its recently launched 9Land Soldier sPAD system at the MSPO 2012 defence and security exhibition in Kielce, Poland.

Saab C2 Systems marketing and sales director Jyrki Kujansuu said Polish company Radmor's 35010 radio station was selected for the personal radio integration step with the 9Land SOLDIER sPAD.

Even though the system was unknown to radio compatibility earlier, the integration was done by the company in a short time frame, following its successful unveiling at Eurosatory exhibition held in Paris in June.

"The 9Land Soldier sPad is a handheld computer system developed to provide individual soldiers and units with constant situational awareness in combat zones."

The company claimed that the lightweight sPAD demonstrated its interoperability with PSR 35010 during the exhibition, confirming that the two systems can together make one the lightest and smallest soldier command and control (C2) solutions currently available to modern troops.

The integrated system is capable of offering command and control capabilities, as well as computer power, to enable soldiers to efficiently accomplish their missions in the battlefield.

Weighing just 185g, the 9Land Soldier sPad is a handheld computer system developed to provide individual soldiers and units with constant situational awareness in combat zones.

Designed for use in challenging environments, the system supports safe and quick navigation by providing audio notifications, as well as facilitating exchange of target reports and status messages with a battle management system (BMS) to enable fire support.

The system features a pressure-sensitive 3.7in touchscreen, with its illumination levels automatically adjusting to prevalent conditions.

The 35010 radio station operates in a frequency range of 2405MHz to 2480MHz.