DSEI 2017

Voice comms upgrade [DSEI17D2]

13 September 2017

A communications upgrade to the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tactical Air Defence Radar System (TADRS) that provides the system with voice communication services for two separate security domains from a consolidated controller position has entered service.

Lockheed Martin Australia was contracted in 2014 to deliver the TADRS communications upgrade, and then subcontracted Frequentis (Stand S3-270) to supply the end-to-end IP-based secure voice communication system, dubbed iSecCOM. TADRS includes seven of these systems.

The Frequentis Secure Audio Switch is the element responsible for separating classified and unclassified domains, and has achieved international Common Criteria EAL4+ certification with the Australian Signals Directorate The iSecCOM system has the smallest and lightest footprint available in the mission-critical market, according to Frequentis, making it particularly suitable for deployable and mobile defence systems.

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