Russia’s Sozvezdiye unveils R-176-1AE radio station at Army-2020 forum

27 August 2020 (Last Updated August 27th, 2020 12:43)

Russian defence contractor and a unit of Ruselectronics Group Sozvezdiye has unveiled the R-176-1AE radio station at the Army-2020 forum.

Russia’s Sozvezdiye unveils R-176-1AE radio station at Army-2020 forum
The ongoing Army-2020 forum will run through 29 August. Image Representative. Credit: Hasan Çilingir from Pixabay.

Russian defence contractor and a unit of Ruselectronics Group Sozvezdiye has unveiled the R-176-1AE radio station at the Army-2020 forum.

According to a report by Russian news agency TASS, the new device is referred to as fifth-generation of the radio station, which serves as a key component of mobile long-range communications radio centre used by the Russian Armed Forces.

The station is equipped with advanced Software Defined Radio (SDR)-technologies to adjust radio frequency parameters. Additionally, the device’s software can be updated regularly to enable the addition of new functions.

Sozvezdiye acting CEO Mikhail Artyomov was quoted by the news agency as saying: “The station has an open architecture, which makes it possible to carry out planned upgrades of its software and operators’ automated workplaces.”

The long-range communications radio centre, equipped with R-176-1AE radio station, enables data transmission even during deliberate interferences at distances of up to 8,000km.

The ongoing Army-2020 forum will run through 29 August. More than 1,500 companies and enterprises are expected to participate in the forum to demonstrate around 28,000 exhibits.

Separately, Russia said that it will deliver the first regiment of S-400 anti-air system to India by the end of next year.

Economic Times reported this citing an official of Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation.

Recently, Russian Defence Ministry held discussions with Iranian counterparts to discuss their military partnership. The Iranian delegation also participated in the Army-2020 event.