Defence

Real time voice communications and resilient architecture are intrinsic capabilities of the Rohde & Schwarz voice communication solution for Defence Applications. Operational scenarios, ranging from Deployable Command Posts to National Command Centers are supported with the native scalability of the full IP VCS solution. Multi-level security and operationally ready solutions are available for:

  • Strategical/Joint command posts
  • Tactical level command posts

At a Glance

Thanks to its high versatility, the VoIP Dispatcher can accommodate different operational scenarios such as fixed, deployable (transit-cases) and mobile systems (vehicular installation or shelter installation), based on usage of COTS/MOTS products and also Rohde & Schwarz Topex specific furnished equipment.

Having the advantage of the full IP system and of the open standards-based architectural model it provides:

  • Integrated communications: media gateways – telephony and radio, to enable the connectivity to available voice services
  • Main/Advanced command centers support mechanisms: three layers of resilience supported (equipment level, subsystem level and operational level)
  • C2/C4I integration support: OrBat, mapping and messaging integration possibilities(optional and customer specific)
  • 3rd party applications integration support: recording and playback systems, video feeds, sensors
  • Pay-as-you-grow scalability / Reliable, flexible and easy to upgrade solution
  • Extensive use of commercial off-the-shelf hardware and software
  • Possibility to use same network for Voice and Data

Key Benefits

Full VoIP based Voice Communication System:
  • Optimized to narrow and wide band – various codecs implemented
  • IP Deployment – voice and data
  • Powerful routing modules
  • Virtual unlimited user capacity
  • Supporting advanced cyber-security mechanisms and policies
Vendor independent integration platform
  • Radio (HF, VHF, UHF, Satellite, TETRA, Digital Radios)
  • Telephony and Intercom (FXO, FXS, MFC-R2, ISDN BRI, ISDN PRI, QSIG, LB, SATCOM)
  • Advanced conferencing machine – CNRA (Combat Net Radio Access)
Mission planning benefits
  • Centralized mission planning
  • Automatic radio setup & assignment
  • Support for ICS/ESF command post definition
Open and distributed system
  • The VoIP Dispatcher can work as standalone or part of large system
  • No single point of failure
  • Scalable and portable solution
Role based access and mission control
  • Advanced role management and mission/scenario based operations support
  • Enhanced mission planning
  • Assets planning/allocation and load balancing mechanisms
Special military design
  • Secured/Unsecured voice sessions
  • Red/Black separation, through advanced trusted switches
  • Crypto pooling
  • Authentication mechanisms with single sign-on authority
Centralized IP Recording System
  • Synchronized recording capabilities