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Ultra Electronics, TCS to deliver Ultra ORION Radio Systems

APRIL 2018, WED 18

Ultra Electronics TCS, based in Montreal Canada have been awarded a $11.9m contract to provide Ultra ORION radios in support of a large multi-phase program in the Middle East.

The ORION multi-mission, software defined radio system will be deployed to support a mobile tetra base-station backbone. The capability provides secure point-to-point, point-multipoint and mesh radios as well as Wi-Fi device access to establish robust wide area high-capacity networks; the system supports comprehensive video, imaging, voice and data high capacity long range transmission between all assets.

Iwan Jemczyk, President of Ultra Electronics TCS commented: “Securing this program is a great team achievement . The Ultra ORION is one of the most versatile and advanced radio systems available. Its multiple radio channels, small Swap and library of waveforms allow it to adapt to any mission and environment’’

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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