Army Formally Closes Down Joint Tactical Radio System Program

By Tony Bertuca / October 10, 2012 at 3:18 PM
The Army announced last week that the Joint Tactical Radio System program had been officially closed and that the new Joint Tactical Networking Center was open for business. Heidi Shyu, the Army's newly confirmed acquisition executive, will be the top procurement authority for the JTNC, which will be responsible for development and sustainment of JTRS waveforms and network management. The services, meanwhile, will manage their own respective radio hardware. News of the JTRS stand-down broke in July when Inside the...

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