geared to support a combat force that must repeatedly move to
survive and fight the enemy. The single-channel radio is the
exchange of information, administration, and liaison between and
within units. The versatility of radio communications makes it
readily adaptable to rapidly changing tactical situations. Radio
is essential for communications over large bodies of water,
territory controlled by enemy forces, and terrain where the
construction of wire lines is impossible or impractical. It is
also required for air assault operations.
The following radios are commonly utilized by Naval
1. Hand Held Radios.
PRC - 117 Radios