Military Embedded Systems

Comms - Radio

Software-defined radios in development to replace SATCOM methods

March 28, 2022

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Air Force has selected BAE Systems, with support from FlexRadio, to provide software defined radios (SDRs) for its Airborne High Frequency Radio Modernization (AHFRM) program. The contract, which has a value of $176 million, provides a secure alternative to satellite communication methods.