Air Force chooses Boeing to upgrade submarine communications for airborne command post
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., 20 Oct 2014. Strategic communications experts at the Boeing Co., are developing a system to enable military emergency command post aircraft to communicate with submerged submarines in the event of nuclear war or other global disasters.
Officials of the Air Force Life Cycle Manager Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., have awarded a $9.8 million contract to the Boeing Defense, Space & Security segment in Oklahoma City, Okla., to develop an E-4B low frequency transmit system.
Source:: Military & Aerospace (Naval)