an/paq-6

Phone and Distance Line Replacement

  • NAVY Operational Logistics Integration (OPLOG) Program
  • Replacement of legacy Phone and Distance Line (PDL) system during Underway Replenishment (UNREP) with LightSpeed™ technology
  • Non-RF silent communication during approach and UNREP– 6-PAQ transceiver units use eye-safe IR LEDs
  • Each unit communicates over a horizontal 180 degrees and vertical 60 degrees Field of View
  • System will provide up to 10 digital phone lines, Ethernet link and precise distance measurement capabilities
  • Secure Voice & Data Communications: Bridge-to-Bridge and Station-to-Station without RF
  • System demonstrated distance measurement and voice communications between RHIBs operating at various speeds
  • System capable of passing any information (including tactical) in any format (open source) from ship (any size) to shore to mobile

Advantages of the PDL replacement:

  • Reduce Manpower
  • Increase Accuracy
  • Increase Safety
  • Enhance Capabilities