Spectra Group Articles
British Armed Forces lead the way in SlingShot Special Forces
Spectra Group is an international provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimised for use in remote and challenging environments, with offices in the UK and USA. Recently, the British Armed Forces have announced that they have equipped regular Army units with Spectra Group’s SlingShot system, as they deploy on Operations and Exercises, to enable tactical satellite communications across the area of...
Spectra Group joins the UK’s new national space team
Spectra Group has joined Athena, the UK’s new national space team to work on government satellite communication opportunities together. Athena is a diverse and agile commercial coalition made up of Serco, Inmarsat, CGI UK and Lockheed Martin UK. Envisioned to grow and adapt for purpose, Athena is a principles-based alliance, with an aim of better forging relationships across the UK’s space sector and to bid together on a number of gro...
Spectra Group launches SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System
Spectra Group has announced the addition of a new product to their portfolio: the SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System (STOCS). Spectra’s STOCS adds additional capability and operability to the already hugely successful SlingShot tactical satellite communications system.
Spectra Group business continuity plans withstand the test
Spectra Group is emerging from the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions confident that their business continuity plans have withstood the considerable challenges faced by the company. Over the last four months, Spectra Group has achieved 100% of their sales forecast whilst remaining fully compliant with all Government Guidelines and restrictions.
Spectra Group wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Spectra Group have received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for its system, SlingShot. The product is a small, low powered and lightweight system that delivers game-changing capabilities to existing military and first responder radio networks. When connected to military or commercial UHF/VHF radios, Slingshot extends their range from Line of Sight to Beyond Line of Sight covering thousands of mile radius by ...
Tactical communications system showcased at IDEX 2019
Following significant interest from the Middle East and Asia, particularly regarding their SlingShot tactical communications system, Spectra Group will be exhibiting at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, for the first time. IDEX a defence exhibition and conference in the Middle East and North African region, and takes place 17th to 21st February 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
SlingShot selected to participate in the US AEWE 2019
Spectra Group is a provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimised for use in remote and challenging environments, with offices in UK and US. Following recent contract successes in the US, particularly with their battle-winning SlingShot tactical communications system, Spectra Group has been selected by the US DoD to take part in the 2019 Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019) at Fort Bennin...
An order intake milestone at the SOFIC in Tampa
Spectra Group has announced that in the 12 months since SOFIC last year, nearly 1000 SlingShot systems have been ordered from specialist end-users across 4 continents. This takes the total number of systems shipped to over the 3000 mark, further endorsing Spectra’s dominant position in the Tactical SATCOM market place. Spectra’s SlingShot is a low SWaP system that enables in-service U/VHF tactical radios to utilise Inmarsat&rsquo...
Major US orders announced at the Satellite 2018 exhibition
Provider of high grade information security and communication capabilities, Spectra Group has announced the receipt of a series of significant North American orders for SlingShot, Spectra’s BLOS COTM (Beyond Line Of Sight Communications On The Move) system for tactical radios. Already popular with specialist users in the US, in the run up to Satellite 2018 Spectra Group has received a total of 12 separate orders with a combined va...