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Aussie radio boost for Bangladesh Army

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The Bangladesh Army has partnered with Australian electronics company Codan Radio Communications to modernise its portable communications.

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The multi-million dollar deal includes the purchase of 200 Codan Patrol 2110M Manpacks for deployment in post disaster recovery efforts. The Manpacks will also be utilised for the Bangladesh Army’s United Nations peacekeeping missions in Africa.

Headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Codan Radio technicians will conduct in-country training and support for the Manpacks in the coming months as they aim to strengthen the relationship with the Bangladesh Army and continue to support military operations throughout the Asia Pacific and African regions.

Codan’s military Patrol 2110M Manpack transceivers provide compliance to MIL-STD-188-141B ALE, FED-STD-1045 ALE, Digital Voice, interoperability with commercial and other military grade radios, frequency hopping, and voice encryption.

The rugged manpacks are also extremely light, comfortable to carry, packed with easy to use features and are ideal for all types of terrain and weather conditions.

Codan Radio Communications is a leading designer and manufacturer of premium communications equipment for High Frequency (HF) and Land Mobile Radio (LMR) applications. It is a division of Codan Limited, a group of electronics and engineering businesses founded in Adelaide in 1959.

The group exports 85 per cent of its products around the globe with core products including radio communications, metal detectors and mining technology. Among Codan Limited’s businesses are Codan Radio Communications, Minelab, and Minetec.

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