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November 12, 2021

Bittium Showcases Advanced Products for Tactical and Secure Communications at the Dutch Defense & Security Event NEDS

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Free for publication on November 12, 2021 at 12.00 p.m. (CET+1)

Bittium Showcases Advanced Products for Tactical and Secure Communications at the Dutch Defense & Security Event NEDS

Oulu, Finland, November 12th, 2021 – Bittium showcases advanced tactical and secure communications products and solutions for military and authority communication at the defense and security event NEDS. The event will take place on November 18th in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The tactical communications product portfolio on exhibit at the event consists of products meant for broadband IP-based data transfer, including the software-defined Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ system and Bittium Tough SDR™ radios. The products can be used on their own or together as tactical communications systems that are resilient and enable situational awareness across the battlefield.

At the event Bittium will also showcase secure and rugged Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 C smartphone and the related Bittium Secure Suite™ back-end system. On display will also be variety of special accessories and software solutions for Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphone, designed for demanding authority and military use.

All the products are compatible with each other, are based on the latest software and device technologies, and enable comprehensive broadband data transfer and IP calls. The products offer diverse connectivity options also to third-party equipment and systems.

Products and solutions showcased at the event:

  • Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN) is a Software Defined Radio based wireless broadband network system intended for military and public safety use. With the system MANET (mobile ad hoc network), link, and connection networks can be formed into one logical IP network quickly, no matter what the location is. Bittium TAC WIN is an excellent data transfer solution for example for weapon systems and unmanned vehicle platforms due to its mobility, low latency, and high bandwidth features.
  • Bittium Tough SDR™ product family consists of Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™, tactical handheld radio for dismounted soldiers, and Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™, two-channel tactical radio for vehicle installations. The uniquely wide range of frequency bands in the radios improves combat survivability, and using several waveforms, even simultaneously, improves compatibility and enables operations on different levels and missions.
  • Bittium Tough Comnode™ fulfils the data transfer needs for mobile troops by functioning for example as a VoIP phone, an IP router, and an SHDSL repeater. Additionally, Bittium Tough Comnode enables also using legacy Combat Net Radios (CNR) as part of the IP-based tactical communication system (Radio over IP, RoIP).
  • Bittium Tough Mobile 2 C™ smartphone with Bittium Secure Suite device management system is targeted for ultra secure government-level mobile communications. The smartphone is a combination of unparalleled hardware- and software-based information security features as well as durability, and two completely separate and hardened operating systems; Confidential and Personal. Security policies and other parameters of the two operating systems can be modified with Bittium Secure Suite management software to answer different user needs. The supervised and secure supply chain ensure reliable and secure communication and handling of data.
  • Bittium Secure Suite™ device management and encryption software product enable efficient utilization of the information security features of the smartphone as well as reliable mobile device management, remote attestation and securing the network connections of the device. Bittium Tough Mobile product family's smartphones together with Bittium Secure Suite form a unique and reliable system for securely processing and transferring encrypted and classified material and securing critical communications.
  • Bittium Secure Call™ covers end-to-end encrypted voice and video calls, group calls, messages with attachments, group messaging, push-to-talk voice messages, and a feature that destroys messages after a predefined time. Bittium Secure Call communication application is available for Bittium's secure smartphones, Android devices and Windows desktops. A user organization can easily integrate Bittium's complete security solution into its own back-end system. This enables the user organization to keep devices and communication under its own control.

Bittium's products and solutions are showcased at the stand G 3.0.

Further information:

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


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Bittium is a trusted Finnish company with over 35 years of experience in advanced radio communication technologies and biosignal processing. For the Defense & Security market, Bittium provides the most modern products and solutions for tactical and 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 the CONFIDENTIAL level. Net sales in 2020 were EUR 78.4 million and operating profit was EUR 2.1 million. Bittium is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Exchange.

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