September 10, 2008
NET Receives New Order From General Dynamics for the Army’s WIN-T Program
General Dynamics C4 Systems has placed a new order for Network Equipment Technologies's NX1000 platform for voice, video and data in the Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program.
Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) is the Army's primary battlefield communications network produced by General Dynamics. The WIN-T system will use Network Equipment Technologies's (NET) NX1000 multiservice networking platform to interface to the Standardized Tactical Entry Point of the Defense Information Systems Network.According to NET, the interoperability, scalability, small size, and high bandwidth capacity make the NX1000 ideal for optimizing weight and power usage for tactical environments. With both high-speed serial and IP trunking interfaces, the NX1000 provides the army with communications technology that enables voice, video, and data transport over TDM and/or IP backbones. Also integrated in the system is NET's IP-TRK which provides standards-based TDM-over-IP at rates up to 40Mbps.
Gary Lau, president of NET Federal, a subsidiary of Network Equipment Technologies, said: "Warfighters and commanders need high-bandwidth, self-forming networks to support highly mobile missions. The NX1000 is part of the equipment suite that provides on-the-move enterprise networking, enabling mobile battle command over large distances. This mobile, tactical, high-speed network is a key part of the Army's modernization program."