TeleCommunication Systems Receives $3.2 M in Incremental Funding from US Army for SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Equipment and Support
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has received $3.2 million in incremental funding from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secure Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) 2.0M and SNAP 1.2M Lite Tri-band (Ku, Ka, X band) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems equipment.
Mobile Deployable Communications
- The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program is funding these procurements through the Army's $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle.
- TCS SNAP VSAT systems provide multimedia communications capabilities which convey encrypted voice, video and data.
- Highly transportable and ruggedized, TCS SNAP VSAT systems also have a graphical user interface that facilitates easy set-up and operation.
- The modularity and plug-and-play interfaces between all radio frequency (RF) and baseband configurations inherent to the product line result in communication solutions tailored to the end-user's specific needs.
TCS has established a proven track record for more than 25 years as a trusted provider of communication technology solutions to solve the government's toughest technical challenges, under conditions that demand the highest level of reliability, availability and security. To ensure mission continuity, TCS TotalCom® offers deployable, highly secure communication solutions and complete end-to-end managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless and secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations.
TCS Government Solutions Group President Michael Bristol said: "Having easily deployable and secure satellite communications systems and the knowledgeable support to ensure that those systems are running at optimal performance levels is critical for our military. Combining TCS' tested and proven SNAP VSAT systems with our experienced and dedicated field service personnel will help our brave fighting forces in their efforts toward mission success."
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Source : TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.