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Bandwidth demands crowd military needs

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posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 02:36 PM
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Bandwidth demands crowd military needs


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If a multinational organization that few have heard of, headed by a Russian-educated citizen of Mali, managed to disable the radar of a major U.S. combat system, you would think someone would make a fuss. Apparently not: When the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, acting in accordance with the International Telecommunication Union, inadvertently sold the operating frequency band of the B-2 bomber's Raytheon APQ-181 radar to a commercial user, nobody panicked,
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posted on Mar, 26 2009 @ 02:36 PM
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You would think that the FCC forcing a $1 BILLION dollar upgrade to the 20 remaining B-2 bombers would make news. This is the first I've heard of it. However, it's not the only aircraft to have problems with their bandwidth.

In Japan, the Patriot PAC-3 system uses bandwidth that is used by the Japanese cell network. The F-22 datalink to the AWACS platforms are severely limited outside the US, because they used a developed frequency.

Something needs to be done, either it be the military developing their own systems, or opening up new bandwidth frequencies somehow.

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