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What is PSC 5?

Who makes AN PSC 5?

The AN/PSC-5 SPITFIRE prime contractor is Raytheon Corporation, (Ft Wayne, IN and Largo, FL) originally awarded a contract in January 1994. Initial fielding was in FY1998. The AN/PSC-5 is used by U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Special Operations, with interoperability among the services.Oct 12, 2011

What is an AN/PSC-5 terminal?

  • AN/PSC-5 – Portable SATCOM terminal. AN/PSC-5 Enhanced Manpack UHF Terminal (EMUT) (also known as SPITFIRE ) is a man portable Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA), line-of-sight and tactical satellite communications terminal. The system has embedded security systems.

How does Ansan/PSC-5 work?

  • AN/PSC-5 communicates with SINCGARS and HAVEQUICK II (frequency-hopping system) in Line of Sight modes and supports UHF and DAMA services in the UHF band, (225 to 400 MHZ) for narrow-band satellite communications.

What is an an/psc-5c Shadowfire?

  • The advanced AN/PSC-5c SHADOWFIRE adds additional ECCM, COMSEC, and networking capabilities and is available as an upgrade kit for SPITFIRE sets. The AN/PSC-5 sets weighs just under 20 pounds with battery pack attached. A Special Operations Weatherman demonstrates the AN/PSC-5 SPITIFRE radio.

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Is the AN/PSC-5 still used in the military?

  • The AN/PSC-5 is used by U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Special Operations, with interoperability among the services. For the Army, AN/PSC-5 replaced the AN/PSC-3 (single channel SATCOM radio), AN/VSC-7, AN/PSC-7 and AN/LST-5C. AN/PSC-5 has been superseded by the AN/PRC-117, which extends frequency coverage into VHF.

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