RT5 Tactical Terminal

Voice, Position & Messaging

The RT5 is an ultra-rugged Tactical Terminal that works with any HF or V/UHF radio to provide secure voice, position and data messaging services. The RT5 provides a full QWERTY style user interface keyboard.

Secure Digital Voice

RT provides the next-generation radio speech encryption solution. RT Secure Digital Voice (SDV) uses the new language-independent TWELP** low-rate vocoder. This is combined with powerful AES-256 encryption and modulated for HF/VHF/UHF use by a RapidM proprietary Digital Voice waveform.

Position Tracking

Fielded units periodically send out their position information, allowing other RT5 units and CommandPoint user to track Blue Forces.


RT provides fast accurate messaging services such as:

  • Chat and QuickText
  • File Transfer: Pictures, etc
  • Reports: CASEVAC, SITRAP, etc
  • Email with attachments
  • SMS to GSM Networks

RT Key Management Software (KMS-256)

Secure key generation and distribution ensures that all over-the-air communications are end-to-end encrypted.

RT System Configuration Software (SCS)

Easy-to-use software allows rapid creation and distribution of address books, network parameters and device configurations.


Man-pack / Vehicular / Platoon / SOF

Features and Benefits


  • AES-256 encryption
  • Secure Digital Voice (SDV)
  • Position tracking
  • Tactical messaging
  • All data and voice is encrypted
  • Security and access control

Secure Digital Voice

  • 300, 600, 1200 & 2400 bps MELPe*/TWELP** Vocoder
  • Secure broadcast voice
  • Point-to-point private line voice
  • Very high Vocoder clarity
  • Very high performance voice specific modem
  • Automatic rate adjustment
  • Automatic Late Entry
  • Caller Identification
  • Simultaneous voice and position transfer


* MELPe for USA customer only
** TWELP voice coding by DSP Innovations Inc.(www.dspini.com)

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