Satellite Technology Feature Article
TeleCommunication Systems to Supply Tactical Super-High-Frequency Satellite Terminal Spares to U.S. Army
By Sujata Garud, TMCnet Contributor
TeleCommunication Systems (News - Alert) (TCS) has secured funding of USD 2.7 million from the U.S. Army for AN/TSC-156 Phoenix Tactical Super-High-Frequency Satellite Terminal (TSST) Spares. This procurement is being funded by the U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program via Army's USD 5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle.
TCS infrastructure forms the base for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is successfully working as a trusted provider of communication technology solutions to solve the government's toughest technical challenges. TCS’ TotalCom provides deployable, highly secure communication solutions and complete end-to-end managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless and secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations.
In a press release, Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at TCS, said, “Satellite communications that are dependable and secure are an important part of modern operations for our military. Through the innovative solutions that TCS offers, our fighting men and women have the advantages they need to accomplish their mission.”
Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services, providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. TCS wireless apps is popular among million of customers throughout the world. TCS' cyber security expertise, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions is in use by government agencies to support mission-critical communications. The TCS SNAP VSAT systems offer multimedia communications capabilities which convey encrypted voice, video and data. Highly transportable and ruggedized, the TCS SNAP products have a graphical user interface that facilitates easy set-up and operation.
TeleCommunication Systems was recently in news when it won a USD 19 million delivery order from the U.S. Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (News - Alert) Very Small Aperture Terminal satellite systems.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman