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Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies is Awarded Contract for US Marine Corps Program
Jul 06, 2010 (04:07 PM EDT)
CV-MCU2 provides modular and scalable protocol conversion for DDS-M program
WALLINGFORD, Conn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics C4 Systems for the US Marine Corps Tactical Data Network-Data Distribution System-Modular (TDN-DDS-M) program. The TDN-DDS-M is a modular, scalable communications and networking system based on Internet Protocol (IP). General Dynamics C4 Systems was awarded the $375M indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract in March 2008.
Ultra-DNE's CV-MCU2 is used in the system to convert data signals for transmission over the extended distances that can be found in tactical military applications.
Ultra-DNE has been supplying General Dynamics C4 Systems with CV-MCU2 protocol converters since the initial ID/IQ contract award in 2008 and in March 2010, was awarded a contract for an additional 407 CV-MCU2 units. This contract is the first production buy of DNE Technologies equipment for the TDN-DDS-M program.
About Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies
For over fifty years, Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies has provided communications devices to the US Department of Defense, Homeland Security and other government agencies. Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies manufactures networking equipment that assures quality and predictability of IP services and extends the drive distances of tactical communications devices. This equipment is used throughout the US Department of Defense and other government agencies to support the transition to IP networking, particularly in areas where network traffic is restricted by a single satellite or radio signal. Ultra Electronics DNE Technologies manufactures the AN/FCC-100, the TAC Multiservice Access Concentrator series, PacketAssure Service Delivery Managers and NRZ/CDI/FOM converters, including the CV-MCU2 converter/multiplexer.
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