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09/20/16 Ultra receives three Cogswell Awards

The Defense Security Service (DSS) honored Ultra Electronics with three James S. Cogswell Awards for industrial security excellence during a June 8, 2016, ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. The rigorous Cogswell Award selection process typically selects less than one percent of defense companies to receive this recognition. A DSS Industrial Security Representative may only nominate facilities that have earned at a minimum two consecutive “superior” industrial security review ratings and which show a sustained degree of

08/28/13 TACPOD Completes Air Force Flight Testing

Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems recently completed successful flight testing of its TACPOD™ mid-tier aerial communications relay node on a US Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft. The US Government flight testing marks the culmination of Ultra’s development and production contract to support Beyond Line of Sight Command and Control (BLOS C2) for the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. An earlier TACPOD configuration completed similar flight testing in December 2011. “TACPOD fielding will provide

08/07/13 Ultra Delivers Virtual Real-time Tactical Command and Control Application

Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems announces that it has made the first delivery of its Virtual Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI)™ to the Canadian Department of National Defence, reflecting Ultra’s successful migration of the proven ADSI application suite to a virtualized environment. This virtualization follows industry and military trends towards decreasing IT hardware infrastructure, with a focus on decreasing server footprints and power consumption while increasing overall security. “Our customers need smaller and more energy

09/01/11 ATS' CSOA software toolkit recognized

Our Combat Service Oriented Architecture (CSOA) software toolkit received recognition as a finalist in the technology category at the Austin Chamber of Commerce annual business awards. The CSOA toolkit, which allows Advanced Tactical Systems (ATS) to create new products quickly and affordably, is a foundation for real-time information sharing, providing software developers with a simple yet powerful framework to avoid rewriting the same infrastructure software over and over. Through CSOA, developers focus on their specialized

07/18/11 JALN TCS: Lifting the fog of war

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How many warfighter and civilian lives have been needlessly lost because of a lack of accurate enemy location information? Ultra’s newest product line, the Joint Aerial Layered Network Tactical Communication System (JALN TCS) solves one of the most challenging problems on the battlefield today: providing the right information to the right personnel in real-time regardless of terrain or radio waveform. JALN TCS takes the real-time high bandwidth tactical communications capabilities historically reserved for higher tactical

07/18/11 Customizing product support

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For customers not covered by a Joint or Service-level sustainment program, Advanced Tactical Systems offers several product support packages that can be customized to assist with your operational needs and to protect your critical capabilities. Our world-class customer service is ready to assist you with Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) updates, software upgrades and end-of-life hardware notifications, as well as 24-hours-a-day, year-round Help Desk coverage. A support package is a cost-effective way to get the

07/18/11 TacViewC2 Version 11 release

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See, understand, act The TacViewC2™ Version 10.8 release offered exciting enhancements, like 3D maps and symbols, improved Air Control Measure (ACM) and overlay support, and radar plot display (with the Advanced Fusion and Tracking System ™ solution). The TacViewC2 Version 11 release will bring even more advanced capabilities to the warfighter: Air Tasking Order (ATO) – ATO handling is improved with a user-focused design, providing additional queries, watch lists, timelines and correlation. All ATO formats

07/14/11 CompactPCI hardware migration: Performance and long-term supportability

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With PCI-based Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI)® hardware components reaching end of life, we now deliver systems based on industry standard CompactPCI® hardware. CompactPCI is widely used throughout the telecommunications industry, meaning this hardware platform should be supportable for at least another 10 years. Ultra is addressing escalating hardware sustainment/support costs for years to come by moving to CompactPCI hardware. Legacy chassis, card sets and components are no longer produced and stocked as inventory items

10/18/10 1000th system shipped

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Austin-based Ultra Electronics Advanced Tactical Systems has achieved a major milestone: shipping its 1000th system. The company recently celebrated the event in its Austin facility. “We are proud that the military community has embraced our product and relies on it to accomplish their mission,” said company president. “Our success is attributable to the great people that we have working for our company, our ability to rapidly deliver affordable products and the fact that no other

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