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SOURCE Ultra Electronics TCS
MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ultra Electronics, TCS is pleased
to announce that it has received a multi-million award from US Army
Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) for Ultra ORION
GRC-245C radio systems. These will address terrestrial transmission
requirements of the Tactical Network Modernization for Army
Expeditionary Signal Battalions (ESB) to allow soldiers to seamlessly
communicate between WIN-T Increments and across echelons.
Designed to interoperate with the AN/GRC-245A/B HCLOS radios of WIN-T
Inc. 1, the GRC-245C system also complements the WIN-T Inc. 2
architecture by providing longer range, higher capacity links that help
meet the significant bandwidth demands of Transport Convergence on the
tactical network. The GRC-245C is designed to thicken the terrestrial
transport layer to enhance the performance of Army Mission Command and
ISR applications while lessening the burden on Beyond Line-of-Sight
systems thus reducing latency, resolving inefficiencies in the network,
and providing commanders greater access to critical mission data and
enhanced situational awareness of the battle space.
The GRC-245C radio is a high capacity, multi-channel, multi-band,
point-to-point, and point-to-multipoint radio system with on-the-move
capabilities. It is able to effectively link the various WIN-T
Increments while simultaneously provide sufficiently high-capacity
throughput to support the Army's Transport Convergence objectives.
About Ultra Electronics, TCS
Part of the Ultra Electronics Group, TCS provides advanced C4ISR and EW
systems for ground, airborne and naval applications around the globe.
Ultra Electronics, TCS is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with
facilities in Ottawa and the United States. Ultra Electronics is an
internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy
company, specializing in electronic, electro-mechanical and software
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