Bittium has received a purchase order for supplying the Finnish Air Force with Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN) system. The order is part of the modernization of the radio network performance of the Air Force’s bases with a Software-Defined Radio based IP radio system. With the order the use of the Bittium TAC WIN system within the Finnish Defence Forces’ branches expands to the Air Force. Bittium TAC WIN system will be delivered to the Finnish Air Force during the year 2017.
“The TAC WIN system will significantly improve the survivability, flexibility and ease of use of the Finnish Air Force’s wireless data transfer infrastructure. At the same time it will enhance the cooperation capabilities between the Finnish Air Force and the other military branches, as well as the development of the command and control, shared situational awareness and data transfer architecture”, says Assistant Chief of Staff C4IS, Lieutenant Colonel Kari Partinen, Finnish Air Force.
The value of the received purchase order is EUR 0.9 million (excl. VAT). The order has no effect on Bittium's financial outlook for the year 2017, published on February 20, 2017 in Bittium's Financial Statement Bulletin 2016.