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Advantech Wireless Selected by SAVIS to provide Military Satellite Communication Network System to Brazilian Border Security Program

MONTREAL, CANADA, May 29, 2013 – Advantech Wireless Inc., a global leading designer and manufacturer of Satellite, RF equipment and microwave systems, today announced that it has been selected by SAVIS Tecnologia e Sistemas S/A, to provide a geographically redundant Military Satellite Communication Network System for SISFRON, the largest border security program in Latin America.

Advantech Wireless was selected by SAVIS, an Embraer Defesa & Segurança subsidiary and the prime contractor on the SISFRON program and by CCOMGEX (Centro de Comunicação e Guerra Eletrônica do Exército Brasileiro – Communications and Electronic Warfare Command of the Brazilian Army), to provide a geographically redundant satellite communications system. Advantech Wireless will design, build and integrate a state-of-the-art, geographically redundant VSAT solution, including several VSAT Hubs, Fixed User Terminals, Mobile User Terminals and Manpack User Terminals. The telecommunications earth station will utilize the world’s most advanced high-speed TDMA and SCPC multiple access techniques, known as A-SAT, the technology introduced by Advantech Wireless. All this is aimed by means of a distinctive Brazilian content that will include local production of key components, new development that will take place in Brazil with local partners, associated with a sustainable dual usefulness - military and civilian - of the resulting product, in line with directives of the Brazilian national defense strategy.

"Advantech Wireless has a proven track record in providing communication equipment to key defence agencies in deployments around the globe," stated David Gelerman, President and CEO at Advantech Wireless. “We are pleased to provide the most advanced end-to-end VSAT solution, which includes high power, lightweight, compact and cost-effective products to our government and military customers”.

About SAVIS Tecnologia e Sistemas S.A.
SAVIS Tecnologia e Sistemas S.A. is a fully owned subsidiary of Embraer Defesa & Segurança, dedicated to integration and management of systems for border monitoring and control and protection of strategic structures and natural resources, in strict adherence to guidelines of the Brazilian National Defense Strategy. Its objective is to meet client’s needs in the defense and security sector by stimulating technological development including future exports and business partnerships.

About Advantech Wireless
Advantech Wireless, an ISO 9001: 2008 certified corporation, is the leading-edge wireless broadband communications solution provider since 1988. Advantech Wireless designs, manufactures and deploys networking for broadband connectivity, broadcast solutions, video contribution and distribution, mobile 2G, 3G, LTE backhaul and DTH & DTT video distribution, using satellite and terrestrial wireless communications. Products include: next generation VSAT Hubs and Terminals, world-leading GaN technology High Power Amplifiers, SSPAs, Block-Up Converters (SSPB), Frequency Converters, Satellite SCPC Modems, fixed and deployable Antennas, Antenna Controllers, Terrestrial Microwave Radios, Routers and ruggedized products. For further information please visit the company’s web site at:

Posted 2013-05-29
Last Modified 2013-05-29 13:35