July 2, 2021 – Cobham SATCOM, the market-leading provider of radio and satellite communications solutions to the maritime industry, has today announced the launch of SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A. A next generation SOLAS classified maritime CLASS A VHF radio with new performance features, SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A will raise safety standards in the maritime industry by improving regular and critical communications at sea. SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A is reliable, highly resilient, and easy to operate on any vessel type in any situation, delivering clear communications that could make the difference between a non-event and a major incident on board. The radio exceeds the standards set by IMO regulations for GMDSS Class A VHF, the new Bridge Alert Management IMO resolution MSC.302(87) coming into force 29 August 2021, as well as IEC 62923-1 & IEC 62923-2. It comes with a new and innovative user-friendly 5.5” TFT touch-screen interface that further streamlines workflows, optimizing operational safety and efficiency. This new feature is critical as it ensures the display can be read day or night regardless of the light conditions on the bridge.