SP's Naval Forces
Click to subscribe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Share  
Rockwell Collins awarded $27 million to activate US Navy P-8A Poseidon radio components depot capability
 
  • U.S. Navy to support Rockwell Collins HF-121C radios
  • Partnership allows for streamlined service and support
  • Company under contract until 2020

November 18, 2016: Rockwell Collins was awarded $27 million to activate a depot capability for the U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft HF-121C and miscellaneous radio components. Under contract through 2020, establishing this depot capability creates military jobs, reduces the repair pipeline and improves availability of aircraft.

“Establishing a depot capability allows our customers to service their own equipment and shorten turnaround time,” said Thierry Tosi, vice president and general manager, Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “In addition, the capability allows for enhanced mission readiness and support to the warfighter.”

Delivered in a three-phased approach, the P-8A Poseidon radio component depot capability initially began with an assessment to determine the necessary requirements. The partnership is currently in an activation stage, or the second phase, which involves the knowledge and tools transfer to support the radio components to U.S. Navy personnel. Phase three involves a sustainment plan and likely a public-private partnership.

The HF-121C airborne high frequency (HF) communication system is designed for HF applications requiring voice and data operations at 400W transmit power. The HF-121C and other radio components provide maximum performance to the P-8A Poseidon, allowing for fast and secure data transfer, making it a critical onboard capability.

Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station's Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in North Island, California.


Photo Credit: Rockwell Collins

 
 SP's Other Publications
SP's Military Yearbook 2015-2016
 
 

1200/US$320 per year

SP's Aviation
 
  600/US$180 per year SP's Land Forces
 
  600/US$180 per year SP's AirBuz
 
  1,320/US$325 per year SP's MAI
 
  BizAvIndia Magazine
 
 
 
 
 
 
SP Guide Publications Pvt Ltd
 
HOME | ABOUT SP'S NAVAL FORCES | CURRENT ISSUE | NEWS RELEASES | SHOW CALENDAR | ADVERTISING
ABOUT SP GUIDE PUBLICATIONS | MEDIA KIT | CONTRIBUTORS | SP'S TEAM | CONTACT US | SITE MAP
Copyright © 2014 SP Guide Publications Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved
Designed & Maintained by SP Guide Publications