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January 31, 2018

Bittium exhibits its newest products for tactical communications at Mobile Deployable Communications defense event

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Free for publication on January 31, 2018 at 2.30pm. (CET +1)

Bittium exhibits its newest products for tactical communications at Mobile Deployable Communications defense event

Oulu, Finland, January 31, 2018 – Bittium will exhibit its newest products for tactical communications at Mobile Deployable Communications event in Warsaw, Poland on February 1-2. At the event Bittium will showcase Bittium Tough SDR product family of tactical radios, which includes Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™, tactical handheld radio for individual soldiers, and Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™, tactical radio for vehicle installations, as well as the versatile Bittium Tough Comnode™ terminal. Also showcased will be the secure and strong 4G LTE smartphone Bittium Tough Mobile™.

At the event Bittium also has a speaker slot with the topic “Continuous capability development with Software Defined Radio”. The presentation will cover the development of waveforms for tactical communications in cooperation between industry and defense forces for both national use and international coalition use. Bittium’s speaker is Mr. Harri Romppainen, Vice President, Defense.

Products presented at the event:

  • Bittium Tough SDR product family expands Bittium’s product offering from the current Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN), used for forming a tactical broadband mobile IP backbone network, to individual soldier and vehicular level tactical radios. This enables bringing broadband data transfer and voice to all mobile troops starting from brigade level and all the way across the battlefield to an individual soldier.
  • Bittium Tough Comnode fulfils the data transfer needs for mobile troops by functioning for example as a VoIP phone (Voice over IP), an IP router (Internet Protocol), and an SHDSL repeater (Symmetrical High-speed Digital Subscriber Line). Additionally, Bittium Tough Comnode also provides SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) server functionalities of the tactical voice network for commercial VoIP terminals and enables using also legacy Combat Net Radios (CNR) as part of the IP-based tactical communication system (Radio over IP, RoIP).
  • Bittium Tough Mobile is a secure and strong Android-based 4G LTE smartphone combining the latest information security and commercial device technologies. Bittium Tough Mobile incorporates a hardware-based security platform, which enables strong device security as well as deep integration of both customers' own and third party software security solutions. Bittium Tough Mobile and the related Bittium Secure Suite™ back-end system is the first smartphone based solution in the world to have received official Confidential level encryption product classification.

The products are compatible with all Bittium’s tactical communications products and solutions, combine the latest software and device technologies, and enable comprehensive broadband data transfer and IP calls across the battlefield. The products offer diverse connectivity options also to third-party equipment and systems.

Further information:

Jari Sankala
Senior Vice President, Defense & Security
Tel. +358 40 344 3507
Email: defense(a)bittium.com

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Bittium is a trusted Finnish company with over 30 years of experience in advanced radio communication technologies and biosignal processing. For Defense & Security market Bittium provides the most modern and high-performance products and solutions for tactical & secure communications. The products and solutions for tactical communications bring broadband data and voice to all troops across the battlefield. For secure communications Bittium offers proven mobile devices and cyber security solutions certified up to CONFIDENTIAL level. Bittium’s net sales in 2016 was EUR 64.2 million and operating profit was EUR 2.5 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com