Equipment Piece of the Week: Tactical Communication and Protective System (TCAPS)

TCAPSThe Tactical Communication and Protective System (TCAPS) provides concurrent hearing protection and auditory situational awareness. Historically, Soldiers have had to choose between hearing protection and force protection. As a combat force multiplier, TCAPS maintains hearing protection while enabling Soldier to
use existing tactical radio resulting in increase mission effectiveness, safety, and survivability.

TCAPS Benefits to the Warfighter:

  • Prevention of hearing injury
  • Enhanced Command, Control and Situational Awareness
  • Enhanced ability to locate and identify opposing forces while wearing hearing protection
  • Seamless integration with existing communication equipment

Learn more about TCAPS.

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