SECURE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND RAYTHEON AWARDED $43 MILLION FOR AIR WARRIOR EDM PRODUCTION AND POST-PRODUCTION SUPPORT – Press Release
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SANTA ANA, CA — March 30, 2009 —The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon a 5-year IDIQ contract to continue production on the Electronic Data Manager (EDM) for the Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier’s Air Warrior program for which Secure is a prime subcontractor. Secure will also handle production, RMAs, and end-of-life management, with Raytheon providing software and design support over the 5-year IDIQ contract.
To celebrate the award, which was awarded December 10, 2008, and mark the 2009 production kickoff, a group of Raytheon and Air Warrior staff associated with the contract visited the Secure facility. In a speech to the company, Kent Wieter commended the production team and said that the EDM played a vital role in the PEO Soldier program.
The EDM is a kneeboard Tablet PC used by U.S. Army aviators for blue-force tracking, and moving map applications. The deployment of the unit to Army aviators is managed by the PEO Soldier’s Air Warrior Product Office in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.
About Secure Communication Systems
Secure Communication Systems is a proven world leader in the design and manufacture of rugged computers and peripherals. Based in Santa Ana, California the company provides ruggedized equipment for military and other severe environment applications. The company has a diverse product line featuring workstations, displays, handheld workstations, and tablet PCs. Secure is a member of the ASC Group of PMC Global Inc. For further information contact 714-547-1174 or visit: www.securecomm.com
About the ASC Group
ASC Group specializes in the supply of components, products and engineered solutions for the electronics community, with the capability of servicing a customer’s complete Bill of Material. ASC consists of eight companies providing synergistic products & services across the global market place. ASC has strategically positioned itself in a wide range of electronic market places including Aerospace, Military, Industrial, Automotive, Medical and Consumer goods. General Information: www.ascgroup-pmc.com
About PMC Global
PMC Global Inc. is a multinational conglomerate based in Sun Valley, California. PMC consists of a diverse group of companies managed by dynamic individuals with a common trait—their commitment to the entrepreneurial spirit. PMC encourages divisional and subsidiary leaders to grow their business by adding facilities and capabilities through start-ups and acquisitions in the United States, Europe, South America, and the Far East. General Information: www.pmcglobalinc.com
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SECURE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AWARDED BBN TECHNOLOGIES SUBCONTRACT FOR SPEECH-TO-SPEECH TRANSLATION SYSTEM HARDWARE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT – PRESS RELEASE
Filed under: Contract Awards, DARPA, development program, IT, S&T, Secure Communication System
SANTA ANA, CA — August 25, 2008 — Secure Communication Systems, an innovator in rugged handheld and deployable computer systems, announced today it has been awarded a subcontract by BBN Technologies to provide research and development (R&D) services in support of advancing Spoken Language Communication and Translation System for Tactical Use (TRANSTAC) performance on ruggedized portable and mobile systems. The BBN subcontract is part of a broader initiative of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) TRANSTAC Speech-to-Speech (S2S) Translation program, to create bidirectional, free-form, speaker independent, S2S translation systems. Read more