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Ultra Electronics, TCS Awarded Contract for Ultra ORION

MARCH 2016, MON 28

March 28, 2016 - Montreal, Canada— Ultra Electronics, TCS announced today that it received an order for its ORION two-channel multi-mission radio from General Dynamics Mission Systems for the Improved Mobile Subscriber Equipment (IMSE) tactical communications system for the Republic of China (ROC) Army, Taiwan.

The ORION two-channel software-defined radio provides multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) waveforms to support at-the-halt, at-the-quick-halt and on-the-move missions. It operates in high-capacity point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or mesh, while providing smart device access for rapid command post deployment. The ORION versatility makes it the perfect fit for backbone, edge and lower echelon solutions.

“The Ultra ORION family extends its global footprint with this order from Asia-Pacific, which is an important milestone for our two-channel multiband radio. TCS continues to provide innovative and highly differentiated solutions to international military forces”, said Iwan Jemczyk, President of Ultra Electronics TCS.

The contract, as a result of a competitive tender, was awarded by the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) as a U.S. Army Security Assistance Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the government of Taiwan for the ROC Army. The contract will be funded entirely by Taiwan.

About Ultra Electronics, TCS
Part of the Ultra Electronics Group, TCS provides advanced and vertically integrated 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. Its products and services play a major role in the C4ISR and EW ecosystems for defence, security and public safety applications. Ultra Electronics, TCS supplies high-capacity communications, IP networking, C2 support, ISR network convergence, electronic & signal intelligence and electronic counter measure solutions.

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