November 15, 2022
Free for publication on November 15, 2022 at 2.00 p.m. (CET+1)
Bittium Showcases Advanced Products for Tactical and Secure Communications at the Dutch Defense & Security Event NEDS
Oulu, Finland, November 15, 2022 – Bittium showcases advanced products and solutions for tactical and secure communications at the defense and security event NEDS. The event will take place on November 17th in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The tactical communications product portfolio on exhibit 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 to form modular tactical communications networks that are resilient and enable real-time situational awareness.
Bittium will also showcase Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 C smartphone and related Bittium Secure Suite™ back-end system meant for demanding information security and authority use. Together Bittium Tough Mobile 2 C and Bittium Secure Suite form a solution that has received official Confidential level encryption product classification (NCSA-FI).
The newest solution on exhibit is Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 Tactical that enables secure and efficient mobile communications for soldiers. The solution is a combination of Tough Mobile 2 smartphone and Bittium Tough SDR Handheld radio or a third-party tactical radio. The solution is complemented by software that enables secure communications and accessories designed for 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 radio for dismounted soldiers, and Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™, two-channel tactical radio for vehicle installations. The uniquely wide range of frequency bands of 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 of mobile troops by functioning for example as a VoIP phone, an IP router, and an SHDSL repeater. Additionally, the Comnode device enables also the use of legacy Combat Net Radios (CNR) as part of the IP-based tactical communications system (Radio over IP, RoIP).
- Bittium Tough VoIP Field Phone™ 2 is a next-generation VoIP phone, which, thanks to its features, accessories, and powering options, is the optimal solution for battlefield, vehicles, and command posts. Together with the distributed and survivable Bittium Tough VoIP Service™, calls between the Field Phone 2 users are enabled regardless of where and how the users have been connected to the network.
- Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 C smartphone together with Bittium Secure Suite back-end 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 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 ensures reliable and secure communication and handling of data.
- Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 Tactical is a complete solution that enables soldier mobile communications. The solution is based on the secure and rugged Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 smartphone that is connected with either Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™ radio or third-party tactical radios. The solution is compatible with different battle management systems, which enables real-time and efficient sharing of situational awareness in tactical networks.
- Bittium Secure Suite™ device management and encryption software product enables 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 2 smartphone 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™ application offers 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 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 the devices and communication under its own control.
Bittium's products and solutions are showcased at the stand H 1.2.
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Bittium - Defense & Security
Bittium is a trusted Finnish company with over 35 years of experience in advanced radio communication technologies. 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. Bittium's net sales in 2021 were EUR 86.9 million and operating profit was EUR 3.2 million. Bittium is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Exchange. www.bittium.com
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