US Navy tests signal lamp-based ship-to-ship texting

US Navy tests signal lamp-based ship-to-ship texting

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Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) communicate with the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout ...

The US Navy has brought signal lamp ship-to-ship communications into the texting age. In a recent test, the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout flashed a message in fast light bursts across 250 ft (76 m) of water to the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey tied up at a pier at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. It did this using a signal lamp retrofitted with the Flashing Light to Text Converter (FLTC) system, which allows sailors who aren’t experts in Morse code to quickly send and receive messages.

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July 18, 2017 at 01:01AM

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