Fast, Safe and Reliable Communication

The Message Handling System (MHS) provides fast, secure, reliable, and uninterrupted ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communication via radio and teleprinter circuits. It facilitates ACP-127 & X.400 (STANAG 4406 Edition 2 Annex E) formats, STANAG 5066 Version 1.2 compliant message exchange and allows for the interception of unilateral broadcasts.

The MHS supports the management of the preparation, dispatch, receipt, viewing, processing, cycling, archiving, printing, and reporting of messages in ACP-127 and X.400 formats.


MHS is customised to the needs of the end-user. To facilitate usage, KoçSavunma provides system analysis and design, system installation and integration, system testing and trials as well as operator and end-user training. The services provided by KoçSavunma also include warranty-associated works and the maintenance of its products.

Technical Characteristics

Exchange of DRC (Data Rate Change) supported ARQ (Automatic Repeat reQuest) Messages as per STANAG 5066 Version 1.2 and annexes.

Message exchange in the tactical field X.400 format, as defined in STANAG 4406 Edition 2 Annex E

Message exchange with all RS-232 communication systems.

Communication with BRASS (Broadcast and Ship/Shore) centres.

Flexible and extensible server-client architecture structure

High-duty readiness with real-time redundant hardware architecture

Compatible with Turkish and NATO ACP-127 message formats

Compatible with Turkish and NATO encryption equipment

Independent data channels that can run simplex, half-duplex, and duplex

Easy integration with other systems (operator terminals, teleprinters, etc.)

Ability to change the message format languages via the user interface

English and Turkish language options

Hierarchical and functional authorisation

Backup on local or portable media

A structure that reduces the possibility of user error and warns the user to make corrections in case of error

Advanced search and reporting interfaces

User interface compliant with MIL-STD-1472E Section 5

Rugged hardware, compliant with MIL-STD-810F environmental test requirements and engineering rules.

Hardware structure compliant with MIL-STD-461E Table V Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility requirements

KoçSavunma’s Superior Capabilities that Places
Message Handling System
Ahead of the Competition