Helicopter and Multi Mission Radios

Description

Product Manager Helicopter and Multi Mission Radios (PdM HAMMR) provides air-ground interoperability between maneuver ground forces and aviation and is the Army’s program for the Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) and the Security Forces Assistance Brigades (SFABs) tactical radio COTS procurement, fielding, and sustainment. HAMMR radio products include all Army Link-16 radios (Ground ADA, Ground Fires, Aviation, and Gateways).

Capabilities

  • ITN provides a simplified, independent, mobile network solution that is available down to the small-unit dismounted leader to facilitate mission command, situational awareness, and air-to-ground integration. The ITN injects new commercial components and network transport capabilities to lower echelons for capability sets within the Army’s tactical network environment for Infantry Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs), Stryker BCTs, and future Armored BCTs.
  • Air to Ground Networking Radio (AGNR) uses Program of Record ground radios and a federated integration approach that will allow aviation to keep pace with technological changes on the ground to enable Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) Force Packages by FY28.
  • Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems (MIDS) Low Volume Terminal (LVT) (2/11) is the DoD’s primary Link 16 tactical data link network, providing joint/allied interoperability, situational awareness and support for air and missile defense operations at division through corps.
  • High Frequency Radios are NDI, COTS networking radios supporting a Class II Engineering Change Proposal for ground based HF requirements, created to mitigate current crypto-modernization and obsolescence issues.
  • Survivor Handheld Evader Locator Device (SHiELD) will provide the current Combat Survivor/Evader Locator Hand-held radio capabilities in a smaller form factor.