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Bittium receives purchase order from Finnish Defence Forces for Bittium TAC WIN™ developments

Bittium has received a purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces for the development of a new software version for the software defined radio based Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network™ (TAC WIN) system. The development work continues the performance enhancement of the waveform and radio platform software of the TAC WIN system based on the observations made during field testing and training, and waveform research done by Bittium.

Bittium TAC WIN system provides broadband IP connectivity for the Finnish Defence Forces’ mobile communication stations and command posts. The system supports the Finnish Defence Forces’ combat doctrine where mobility, leading the troops on the move, and effective communications play a key role. The resilient and modular system is used by all three service branches of the Finnish Defence Forces.

The value of the purchase order is approximately EUR 2.3 million (excl. VAT). The procurement decision includes options for additional purchases that are valued at approximately EUR 0.5 million (excl. VAT) at maximum. The now ordered development work will be carried out by the end of the first half-year of 2022. The purchase order does not change Bittium's financial outlook for the year 2021, published in Bittium Corporation’s Business Review January-March 2021 on April 29, 2021.

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