Rohde & Schwarz to supply SOVERON HR for the Portuguese Army

Rohde & Schwarz and EID, the Portuguese Defense technology company, have established a strategic partnership for the digitization program of the Portuguese armed forces.

EID will supply its Dismounted Soldier system solution to the Portuguese Army, locally developed and produced. Both companies will enhance their cooperation by supplying the SOVERON HR handheld software defined radio as part of the Dismounted Soldier Communications System.

We are very proud to develop and deliver this capability to the Portuguese Army having such a great partner on our side.

With successful projects delivered together in the past, both in Portugal and internationally, we form the best team in equipping the Portuguese Army with this state-of-the-art soldier system.

EID´s Managing Director Frederico Lemo

In cooperation with EID and our long-term relationship equipping the Portuguese defense forces, we will ensure a sovereign capability in country to support the Portuguese army throughout the lifetime of their communications systems and upgrading the existing equipment to the latest standard.

Alexander Philipp, Vice President Tactical Communications Rohde & Schwarz

The handheld radio is part of the SOVERON ecosystem, designed for highly mobile use by dismounted soldiers in today’s operational scenarios. In combination with the SOVERON VR vehicular radio, the SOVERON HR handheld radio forms a seamless connection to the higher echelons on the battlefield to provide a common operational picture in nearly real-time.

Source: Rohde & Schwarz news release

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