- Technology group Cohort sad its Portuguese subsidiary, EID, had been awarded a €16.7m contract to supply tactical radios and ancillary equipment to the Portuguese Army.

The PRC-525 combat net radio, currently the standard manpack and vehicular radio in the Portuguese Army, covered HF, VHF and UHF frequency ranges, featuring frequency hopping and a wide range of waveforms.

Deliveries would start in 2019 and continue until 2026, the company said.

The contract included the provision of other systems and components developed and manufactured by EID, including deployable base systems, power amplifiers for vehicular use and antenna tuning units, the company said.

The order followed on from earlier contracts with the Portuguese Army, allowing them to 'use a modern and powerful tactical communications system based on software-defined radio principles, with a high level of efficiency and compatibility with other NATO countries,' the company added.

At 9:46am: [LON:CHRT] Cohort PLC share price was +15p at 457.5p

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