Barrett to Support Global Peacekeeping Operations, Civil Infrastructure Systems for Chile, India

Barrett Communications announced that it won multiple new contracts for High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) communications systems to defence, peacekeeping and government customers around the world.

The company is currently supplying HF and VHF tactical radio communications systems in support of a multi-million dollar contract for international peacekeeping operations, it said in a statement.

Andrew Burt, CEO of Barrett Communications commented: “This year has been challenging but these recent contract awards demonstrate that many nations are now focused on investment in ensuring resilience of their national communications systems.”

The government of Chile is one of the countries that employs Barrett’s systems in service, The Chilean Navy is further expanding their existing Barrett HF high power systems. These systems provide monitoring and supervision services protecting the vast Chilean coastline and waters. This contract comprises state-of-the-art liquid cooled Barrett 4075 1KW high power systems and Barrett 4050 HF SDR base stations, augmenting existing Barrett radio installations for the Navy.

Additionally, Barrett are completing manufacture and delivery of 541 commercial HF base station systems to the Indian government. The new HF systems are an integral part in developing a resilient HF communications network, connecting government agencies across the country ensuring emergency communications infrastructure resilience. -brt/adj/aaa (Image: Barrett)