"The global market for tactical radios is strong is and expected to show substantial growth in the coming years. Factors that have contributed to the massive rise in demand for tactical radios are increased wars and terrorist threats that have created a need to equip the armed forces with modern radios. The US led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have amply demonstrated the significance of communication and information technologies for the success of military campaigns. Further, armed forces of major countries are now slowly absorbing more and more technology in the process of modernization of their defense equipments. Most of the countryâ€™s defense forces have started investing heavily in modernizing their communications networks by adopting several new technologies.
Secondly, the schedule and performance problems associated with the next-generation radio program, Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) has driven a need for legacy radios to fill the gap.