5 May 2017 Development of an advanced cybersecure radio for small unmanned ground vehicles
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Pacific is developing a prototype cybersecure network radio for the Man-Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK2 Mod 0 explosive-ordnance-disposal (EOD) robot that will also be compatible with the Advanced EOD Robotic System (AEODRS) Increment-2 robot. Both programs of record are managed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head EOD Technology Division (IHEODTD).

This paper describes SSC Pacific’s solution, the MTRS/AEODRS Radio for Cybersecure Operation with Network Integration (MARCONI) system. MARCONI is a modular networking radio developed based on the Joint Communication Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JCAUS), which is being defined by the Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise (JGRE). The system architecture includes a Payload Host Module, which provides translations and interfaces to the other modules, a Communication Module based on frequency-shifted and amplified 802.11n wireless technology with ad hoc networking, and a Cybersecurity Module, which uses the latest technologies—including Tactical Key Management—to meet the unique requirements for unmanned systems.
© (2017) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Hoa G. Nguyen, Hoa G. Nguyen, Narek Pezeshkian, Narek Pezeshkian, John Yen, John Yen, Abraham Hart, Abraham Hart, } "Development of an advanced cybersecure radio for small unmanned ground vehicles", Proc. SPIE 10195, Unmanned Systems Technology XIX, 101950Q (5 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2264620; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2264620
PROCEEDINGS
10 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top