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weightt 4 kg.
weight as manpack 4.8kg.
The radio in the collection is a Scimitar V:
Switching between crypted / uncrypted and voice / data is done from the front side.
In different versions it can be used as portable, mobile or fixed station.
It is operated from the front side, or from a mobile operation unit (Vehicle Applique Unit - VAU), or (at voice operation) by a 2-wire line that can be 2 km long.
Using the Audio 2 connectors, two radios can form a relais.
For portable use, an automatic antenna tuning (ATU) ia clipped on; the broadband- antenna that is used in mobile mode, needs no adjustment.
The manpack consists of:
Having removed the battery and the ATU, the transceiver (main block) can be inserted into the VAU , and forms a mobile station with 0.1 or 5W HF- output.
An additional HF- amplifier can be inserted into the VAU. It is connected by a cable, and a HF- output of 0.1, 5, or 50W is reached.
The fixed station is the mobile version without the shock absorbing mounting.