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June 8th, 2016

NATO Naval Comms Systems Completed By Hiltron Communications

Hiltron Communications has completed the data and voice communications systems for one of the largest naval fleets in the NATO Maritime Group—this project was carried out in partnership with a major European company which specializes in naval electronics.

Ship to shore communication is a vital aspect of naval operation and is much easier to achieve using satellite links than traditional radio technology. Vocality multiplexers provide the full range of user-facing connectivity, while managing the bandwidth used in multiplexing the services between locations.

Four variations are available: portable V25 and V50plus and rackmount V150 and V200. Each voice and data multiplex offers a different layout and density of ports such as voice, Ethernet, serial data or ISDN. As they all operate the same software, their management interface is nearly identical and they are all interoperable.

According to Hiltron Managing Director, Jan Molter, each installation provides the codec facilities needed for secure SATCOM between vessel and land, including IP network access and vocal telephony.