Bittium Corporation’s Tactical Backbone Network has been selected as part of the new Austrian Defense Forces’ (ADF) IP-based Tactical Communication System.
Bittium announced on November 23, 2018, that its cooperation partner, Austrian information technology company Kapsch BusinessCom AG was informed by the Austrian defense administration (Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung BMVL) that it should be selected as the provider of the new IP-based tactical communication system for the ADF in case no appeals by the losing parties of the competitive bidding will be filed during the next 10-days appeal period, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
This is a typical process in such public competitive bidding. The 10-day appeal period has expired and no appeals have been filed. The signing of the contract is scheduled to December 2018.
Bittium’s products for tactical communications are part of Kapsch BusinessCom’s winning bid, including the Software Defined Radio based Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system, which will be the core of the new communication system, as well as Bittium Tough Comnode and Bittium Tough VoIP products.
The product deliveries are expected to take place during the years 2019-2021.
Finlands Bittium Wireless and the Finnish Defence Forces have signed a EUR 30 million (US$35.1 million) Framework Agreement for the purchase of Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products
Finnish Defence Forces has been authorized by the ministry of defense to purchase Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products that covers years 2018-2020, with the agreement value being EUR 30 million. Bittium and Finnish Defence Forces plan to sign a Framework Agreement for the delivery of Bittium TAC WIN products, Under the Framework Agreement, Finnish Defence Forces would issue separate purchase orders for the products each year
Bittium has won a contract from the Finnish Defence Forces to deliver its Tough Mobile LTE smartphones and related Secure Suite back-end system classified for confidential level. The contract signifies a strategic decision to reinforce the information security of the wireless communications of the Finnish Defence Forces, the company announced today
The Finnish Defence Forces has contracted Bittium for developing a new software package (waveform) for the Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system under a EUR 2.8 million agreement
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