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Collins Aerospace's SNC-2050 SubNet Relay controller system gives you true mobile, ad hoc networking technology for net-centric operations in remote locations.
The system creates mobile, ad hoc IP networks by reusing existing (fielded) radios. Through relaying, the SNC-2050 extends your radios' operational coverage. This reduces your reliance on satellite communications and enables you to share communication resources.
You’ll get a fully distributed (masterless), self-configuring, self-organizing IP network with dynamic selection of relays and bandwidth provisioning. Currently fielded in a number of nations, the SNC-2050 is also undergoing standardization in NATO under Draft STANAG 4691 – Mobile Ad hoc Relay Line of sight IP Network (MARLIN).
Features & benefits
- True mobile, ad hoc, HF/VHF/UHF networking technology
- Uses automatic, intelligent relaying and routing
- Masterless architecture with standard asynchronous, synchronous and Ethernet interfaces
- Dynamically allocates channel bandwidth
- Uses standard TCP/IP and UDP/IP
- Built-in TCP Performance Enhancing Proxy. Improves TCP throughput between 200 and 400 percent over standard TCP and prevents TCP from timing out.
- Up to 70 kbps TCP throughput, uncompressed, in a standard 25 kHz channel with the Collins Aerospace 96 kbps HSM-2050 high speed modem
- Operates at data rates from 3.2 kbps (HF) to 1.92 Mbps (V/UHF)