In March, 2012, Becker Avionics announced that the Turkish National Police (TNP) has selected the company's digital aircraft audio system, the DVCS 6100, for their new Bell 429 fleet of fifteen (15) Bell 429 light-twin helicopters to be used in law enforcement missions.
The Turkish National Police (TNP) contract for the new Bell 429 fleet equipped for law enforcement missions was signed last week between Bell Helicopter and the Turkish National Police (TNP) authorities and include the company's digital aircraft audio system, the DVCS 6100.
Becker Avionics is the worldwide leader in airborne digital audio and intercom solutions for helicopter applications and fixed-wing aircraft applications and their digital aircraft audio system DVCS6100 is the best selling tactical digital airborne audio system on the market.
All of the aircraft part of the contract will be built at Bell's commercial helicopter assembly plant in Mirabel, Canada, and the specific customization of the aircraft, including the tactical digital airborne audio system DVCS6100, will be performed at Bell Helicopter’s facilities in Piney Flats, Tennessee. The new Turkish National Police (TNP) Bell 429 advanced light twin-engine helicopters will be used as multi-mission airborne platforms and will be flown across the full array of law enforcement missions from surveillance to air support of ground operations.
Brett Gardner, Director of Sales and Marketing at Becker Avionics stated, "We’re very proud that the TNP, along with Bell, selected our tactical digital airborne audio system DVCS6100 product for this program. It further confirms that our aircraft digital audio system is the system of choice for airborne law enforcement agencies around the world.” He continued, “Our DVCS6100 Audio Management System allows the flight crew to select and control all onboard communication devices for inbound and outbound communications, including; public address, warning systems, radios and crew intercommunications. Additionally, the DVCS6100 has an excellent man-machine-Interface, outstanding field reliability, and is able to transmit on up to 8 channels simultaneously, along with providing a radio relayfeature. Bottom line, all of these features and its crystal-clear audio quality made the DVCS6100 the aircraft intercom system of choice forthe TNP.”
Key attributes of the Becker onboard communication device DVCS6100 include:
- Greater system capabilities than competitive products
- Mature and refined system design and features
- Proven product reliability, and support
- Unmatched operational flexibility
- Mission tested performance – over 200 systems fielded with the U.S. Army UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter Program
- NVG compatibility out of the box
- Proven Man-machine interface
- Superior CAN-Bus technology