Joint Tactical Radio System

The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) was planned to be the next-generation voice-and-data radio used by the U.S. military in field operations.

However, the project was cancelled in October 2011 by the United States Undersecretary of Defense, stating that:

Our assessment is that it is unlikely that products resulting from the JTRS GMR development program will affordably meet Service requirements, and may not meet some requirements at all. Therefore termination is necessary.

The funding for the project was allowed to expire in March 2012.

Read more about Joint Tactical Radio System:  Overview, JTRS Program of Record, Waveforms, Problems and Restructuring, History

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