Bittium Tough Comnode™

Versatile tactical IP communication device

Overview

Bittium Tough Comnode is a versatile and rugged terminal and IP communication device for tactical networks. The device fulfils the data transfer needs for mobile troops for example as SIP phone, router and SHDSL modem.

Bittium Tough VoIP Service™ can be run on the device to provide telephony and SIP server functionalities to other VoIP devices for accessing the VoIP network. Bittium Tough Comnode also provides wireless access point for mobile clients and enables using legacy Combat Net Radios (CNR) as part of the IP-based tactical communication system (Radio over IP, RoIP).

Benefits

Versatile

The same device acts as a terminal, IP router, SHDSL repeater, CNR GW and SIP server.

Portable and Easy to Install

Small size and rugged form factor makes it easy to install anywhere truly portable in the field.

Extensive Connectivity

Extensive connectivity with e.g. CNR interface, SHDSL, ETH, USB, WLAN, BT, SERIAL/AUDIO and GPS.

Military Grade IP Communications

Together with distributed VoIP service, Bittium Tough VoIP Service, and wide range of codecs.

Network Reliability

Dynamic routing capabilities improve network reliability.

Technical Highlights

Custom OLSR in tactical networks

Automatic IP address configuration

Direct calls without external server

Connectivity to 3rd party SIP servers and VoIP clients

Traffic classification and priority queues

MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461G and MIL-STD-1275E standards compliant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Use Case Examples

Rugged VoIP phone in military vehicles or in the field


Gateway between Combat Net Radio network and VoIP service


Rugged field phone with SHDSL modem, Bittium Tough VoIP Service integrated


Blue Force Tracking application for legacy Combat Net Radio


SHDSL network access point


Fully independent tactical IP network using SHDSL and Ethernet connections

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