SINCGARS is a family of short-range radios used by the United States Military.
- Chapter 30, Part 1 the military recon team refers to SINCGARS when they try to contact their headquarters.
- Chapter 34, Part 3 Datu finds a radio in an abandoned Hummer and uses it to call Fort Irwin. Puck identifies it as a call on SINCGARS, which Michael answers from inside a Blackhawk helicopter.
Wikipedia Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SINCGARS
- Frequency Type: FM
- Average Range: Varies based on terrain and weather. Planning range is usually 0 to 25 miles.
- Mount: Backpack with attached antenna, various vehicle, aircraft and building mounts with remotely wired antenna.
- SINCGARS stands for "Single Channel Ground and Aircraft Radio System".
- SINCGARS systems can use encryption and frequency-hopping to prevent eavesdropping by enemy forces.