Ultra Electronics, TCS, Receives Order from an African Country for Ultra ORION High-Capacity Radios.

March 4, 2015 - Montreal, Canada — Ultra Electronics, TCS has received an order from an African customer for its Ultra ORION X500-G radio, which will be used to establish voice/data communications for a wide area network.   

Part of the ORION family, the X500-G tri-channel radio provides high-capacity backhaul for air defense and tactical networks interconnecting C4ISR elements. It can operate simultaneously in multiple bands (NATO full band 3+/4 and ISM 2.4/5.8GHz), offers a large portfolio of waveforms, best-in-class ECCM protection and jamming resilience.

“This order further cements the position of the Ultra ORION radio as a complete  solution for customers with diverse needs across the globe; we are proud that our technology will be included as part of this program”, said Iwan Jemczyk, President, Ultra Electronics TCS.

The Ultra ORION family of software-defined radio solutions can fulfill multiple roles such as backhaul repeater, range extension node, aggregation/ distribution point, WLAN and a remote station for point-to-multipoint access at the network's edge. It is designed to enable reliable high-capacity communications for land, sea and air operations with over 50 different tactical modes including Line-of-Sight (LOS) and Non-Line of Sight (NLOS), and is interoperable with thousands of previously fielded HCLOS radios around the world.

About Ultra Electronics, TCS
Part of the Ultra Electronics Group, TCS provides advanced and vertically integrated C4ISR and EW systems for ground, airborne and naval applications around the globe. Ultra Electronics, TCS is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with facilities in Ottawa and the United States. Its products and services play a major role in the C4ISR and EW ecosystems for defence, security and public safety applications. Ultra Electronics, TCS supplies high-capacity communications, IP networking, C2 support, ISR network convergence, electronic & signal intelligence and electronic counter measure solutions.

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