Cobham Antenna Systems Press Release - June 13, 2011
London Fire Brigade Uses Cobham Antenna for Emergency Services System
June 13, 2011 - Keeping people and firefighters safe has to be the prime responsibility of the London Fire
Brigade. One important aspect of today’s service is the use of reliable communications between mobile command
centre and headquarters command control. The availability of data, instantly, ensures the efficient use of people
and that the correct equipment is deployed, enabling the LFB to provide the best service possible.
Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas are pleased to have supplied the London Fire Brigade with antennas that have
been mounted on the mobile Command Unit vehicles.
antenna is a compact, rugged omni-directional, designed for mobile Cellular DAS operations. Tests carried out by
the London Fire Brigade proved that the totally British-made antenna (EVD2-1920-2175-D1/1128) was suitable for
their requirements, enabling them to achieve a stable connection at locations where they had previously been
unable to do so. Two of these antennas were used on each vehicle as part of a Diversity solution attached to a
Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas, Newmarket
European Antennas Ltd is trading as Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas and is a British company based near
Newmarket, Suffolk where all design, development and manufacture of antennas takes place. More than 60% of
production is exported. Special antenna development projects are undertaken for customers.
Cobham plc Cobham products and services have been at the heart of military and civil
systems for more than 75 years, keeping people safe, improving communications, and enhancing the capability of
land, sea, air and space platforms. The company has three divisions employing more than 11,000 people on five
continents, with customers and partners in over 100 countries and annual revenue of some £1.9bn.