Running out of state tests of the newest automated complex tactical command and control "Andromeda", which will be used for airborne troops, the official said the Navy Colonel Alexander Kucherenko.
"The third and final phase of testing mobile-fixed automated control system, created specifically for our military units and formations, carried out on the basis of a separate communication Airborne Regiment in suburban Bear Lakes, — he informed. — Within three weeks of field specialists chief designer and manufacturer of complex together with the military to practice a question of debugging and test the reliability of the equipment of all systems ".
"According to experts, the tests were successful, allowing you to confidently talk about the feasibility of the plans for mass production and supply of" Andromeda "for the needs of the troops," — said Kucherenko.
According to him, "part of the complex is constantly being developed and is being tested in one of the compounds Airborne stationed in Southern Military District, and showed his best side."
"Andromeda" — a set of automation equipment for fixed and mobile command posts. Depending on the objectives of this mobile-fixed automated control system is mounted on the chassis desantiruemye cars, amphibious armored personnel carriers BTR-D and combat vehicles BMD-2, BMD-4. The complex was designed taking into account the characteristics of airborne as highly mobile combat arms, that is, "Andromeda" is adapted for loading, flight and landing, as well as use in modern warfare.
The complex provides the use of a wide range of communication tools that can duplicate each other in case of failure. Components are able to communicate information on traditional VHF and HF radio channels, and with the help of the latest high-speed communications. In addition, the "Andromeda" has an advanced navigation system dubbed positioning. Prototypes of the system are represented command post vehicle and complex hardware, able to solve problems of control on the battlefield at all levels — from private to general.