Thales proclaims its fifth order for the US Military Chief Program, valued at as much as $100 million, demonstrating continued success throughout the US Military’s Handheld, Manpack, and Small Kind Match (HMS) Military Chief Radio Program. In September, awards have been made underneath the FRP-2 contracting effort and current aggressive, Indefinite Supply, Indefinite Amount (IDIQ) contract. This most up-to-date award represents a further 4,000-plus AN/PRC-148D 2-channel IMBITR (Improved Multi-Band Inter/Intra Workforce Radios), bringing the entire of IMBITR radios order by the US Military to greater than 14,000.

“Thales is proud to proceed as a key contributor to the Military’s Chief Radio Program of Document, and the primary to discipline the WREN-TSM waveform in help of the Built-in Tactical Community. With the brand new Thales IMBITR radio, Troopers will expertise continued advantages from a decisive tactical benefit that comes with utilizing probably the most succesful radio available on the market,” Mike Sheehan, CEO, Thales Protection & Safety, Inc stated.


This contract demonstrates Thales’ capability to ship mission important capabilities into the Military’s Built-in Tactical Community (ITN) and Functionality Set formations. As a important part of the Military’s unified community technique, the Thales IMBITR system extends superior networking capabilities to the tactical edge, permitting warfighters elevated flexibility in multi-domain operations. In partnership with the U.S. Military, Thales is delivering the newest WREN-TSM Cell Advert-Hoc Networking (MANET) waveform, in addition to the concurrently important narrowband, tactical line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications capabilities.

The Thales AN/PRC-148D IMBITR is the primary handheld radio to discipline the U.S. Military Warrior Strong Enhanced Community (WREN-TSM™) waveform, which is a Sort 1 strong, dependable, and scalable networking waveform able to 800-plus nodes and working in difficult radio frequency (RF) environments.At present, 8,400 IMBITR radios are operationally deployed, extremely profitable, and a most well-liked answer for the Safety Drive Help Brigade and Infantry Brigade Fight Workforce/Stryker Brigade Fight Groups.

“Thales is proud to proceed