Military communications are the basis of control of the Armed Forces. The efficiency of command and control of the troops, the timeliness of the use of military equipment and weapons.
In its development, the military connection went a long and difficult way, inextricably linked with history creating the Armed Forces, changing the forms and methods of their use, improving the art of war.
From the simplest sound and visual communication facilities for transmitting signals and commands directly on the battlefield to widely branched multi-channel, modern automated systems capable of providing communication for virtually unlimited distance with both stationary and mobile objects on the ground, on water, under water and in the air - this is the historical path of development and improvement of military communications.
A modern communication system is a complex multifunctional organism that includes numerous communication nodes for various purposes, many thousands of kilometers of radio, radio relay, tropospheric, wireline and other types of communication lines.