All Press Releases for February 27, 2007

ADVANTECH Satellite Networks Provides DVB-RCS System to NATO C3 Agency

    /24-7PressRelease/ - February 27, 2007 - ADVANTECH AMT, Inc, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, ADVANTECH Satellite Networks Inc, has sold a DVB-RCS system consisting of a hub and VSAT indoor units to NATO C3 Agency. The system will be used for evaluation purposes.

Don Osborne, president, ADVANTECH Satellite Networks, said, "We are pleased that yet another military organization is showing interest in the DVB-RCS standard. ADVANTECH is a leader in the DVB-RCS market, and we will continue to pursue opportunities to provide open-standard, broadband solutions to defense customers." ADVANTECH Satellite Networks won its first defense-related contract award in Q3 2005 to equip the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) with a DVB-RCS system.

ADVANTECH AMT INC is an industry leader in design, manufacture and marketing of equipment for satellite and wireless communications. ADVANTECH is comprised of four businesses: ADVANTECH AMT (Satellite Equipment), ADVANTECHSatellite Networks (SatNet), Allgon Microwave,and ADVANTECH Advanced Manufacturing Services (AMS) The Company is headquartered in Montreal Canada, has approximately 550 employees worldwide, and operates facilities in Europe, Canada and the United States.
About NATO C3 Agency
The NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A) supports NATO through the seamless provision of unbiased scientific support and common funded acquisition of Consultation, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities. NC3A serves the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) alliance consisting of 26 countries from North America and Europe and delivers products and services across the entire C4ISR life cycle, from system concepts and requirements to fielded systems and other operational assistance. The fundamental role of NATO is to safeguard the freedom and security of its member countries by political and military means. NATO is playing an increasingly important role in crisis management and peacekeeping.

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