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TCCO reported that it has received a contract valued at approximately $870,000 for its military-grade DSP 9000 radio encryption for use by the Afghanistan military. The contract is from Datron World Communications, a global supplier of radio communications equipment.
As part of the original equipment manufacturer relationship, TCCO will provide its DSP 9000 Handset and DSP 9000 Implant Board. The DSP 9000 Implant Board will be embedded in Datron's radios.
TCCO expects to complete delivery of the order during its 2014 fiscal year. TCCO began deploying the DSP 9000 for use in Afghanistan more than five years ago.
TCCO's DSP 9000 universal secure radio encryption family operates with most radio makes and models, and all frequency bands, as well as seamlessly overlays on existing voice networks for cost effective end-to-end secure communications. It also has the unique capability to securely connect allied forces across theaters on a global scale regardless of their communications equipment. With the DSP 9000, the U.S. and NATO can easily communicate securely with Afghan forces during tactical operations.
The DSP 9000 has proven in-use performance with government agencies and armed forces around the world, including major deployments in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Configurations are available to secure airborne, naval, manpack and land vehicle applications.
TCCO stock last trade was at $6.79 with a volume of 2,500 shares.
For more than 50 years, TCCO has specialized in superior-grade secure communications systems and customized solutions, supporting its CipherONE Optimized Network Encryption best-in-class criteria, to protect highly sensitive voice, data and video transmitted over a wide range of networks.
Securing data in transit is an essential component of a cybersecurity strategy. Government entities, military agencies and corporate enterprises in over 115 countries rely on TCCO's proven security to protect their communications.
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