Description: The article contained the results of the analysis of major trends in the development of wireless and examples of their introduction in modern radios for military use. A common feature of contemporary radio is the transition to digital technology, building with an open architecture with software reconfiguration. The key trend is the use of radio technology in digital beamforming or chart the direction of forming antennas digital methods. There are options for development firms Motorola, Thales (ThomsonCSF), Marconi and their adoption by the armies of the leading countries in the world.
Keywords: radio, radio station, digital antenna array, digital signal processing