Ultra Electronics - Tactical Communication Systems awarded contract amendment valued at US $12,900,000 for the supply of AN/GRC-245A HCLOS™ radio spares and ancillary products for the U.S. Army’s WIN-T Program.
Montreal, January 31, 2008 -[ASDWire]- Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems Division (Ultra TCS) announces the award of contract modifications valued at more than US$12,900,000 through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, for the supply of spares and other products associated with its AN/GRC-245 HCLOS™ radio, for the U.S. Army’s WIN-T Program under contact no. DAAB07-98-C-F505.
“We are honoured that the U.S. Army continues to show confidence in our products and our ability to support its missions.” states Alan Barker, president of Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems Division, adding “HCLOS™ radio is our flagship product and we’re proud of its record and market acceptance as the most successful tactical Line-Of-Sight (LOS) high capacity radio on the market today.”
The AN/GRC-245A HCLOS™ radio is a state-of-the-art Software Defined Radio (SDR) using the Software Communications Architecture (SCA) open framework. The HCLOS™ radio is currently shipping with 16Mb/s traffic capacity, but is software-upgradeable to 34Mbps full-duplex capacity. Ultra-TCS has already delivered thousands of HCLOS™ radios to North American and International customers, many of which are operating in the most demanding battlefield conditions. Many thousands more HCLOS™ radios are on order.
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Ultra Electronics is a group of specialist businesses designing, manufacturing, and supporting electronic and electromechanical systems, sub-systems and products for defense, security and aerospace applications worldwide. Ultra Electronics, which employs 3,500 people in the UK and North America, focuses on high integrity sensing, control, communication and display systems with an emphasis on integrated information technology solutions. The Group concentrates on obtaining a technological edge in niche markets, with many of its products and technologies being market leaders in their field.
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