ALERT LINE
The SEALs want their divers going deeper and wirelessly networked | DefenseNews 
U.S. Navy Photo

The SEALs want their divers going deeper and wirelessly networked | DefenseNews 

U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command wants SEALs to be wirelessly networked and communicating clearly at ever-deeper depths, and to pass information to operators both over the horizon and on the beach.

NSW is sending its divers further beneath the surface, which means divers need to breathe a mixture of helium and oxygen. That means divers’ voices become high-pitched and distorted, making it difficult for them to understand each other and even harder for operators elsewhere to hear.

“As our efforts expand and our diving continues to get deeper and deeper, we need you guys to think about is a normal comms system and put it into a helium-type environment so when we are diving …

Source: The SEALs want their divers going deeper and wirelessly networked