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Tactical Communications Group Announces New LinkPRO Order for Integration Into Saab’s AEW&C System for Delivery to Major Middle Eastern Country

Release date: 8/3/2011

LinkPRO Helping to Enable Delivery of State-of-the-Art Command and Control and Airborne Surveillance Systems
TEWKSBURY, MA, August 3, 2011Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent supplier of tactical data link ("TDL") software solutions for military test, training, simulation and operational applications worldwide today, announced the receipt of a new, large order for its LinkPRO software from Saab (STO: SAABB). This software will be integrated by Saab and become a core operational component of Saab’s ERIEYE Ground Interface Segment, facilitating the rapid and efficient exchange of command, control and surveillance information between the Saab 2000 Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, and major command and control centers on the ground.

"This award is one in a series over the last two years with Saab where we have jointly delivered innovative state-of-the-art C2 solutions for major international customers, and underscores the close and important relationship the two companies have," said Gary Zimmerman, Director of Strategic Programs for TCG. "TCG is committed to providing Saab with the highest quality TDL products and support as we look to the future for teaming on similar opportunities in the international C2 arena."

"Saab’s position as a provider of world-class airborne surveillance and data fusion solutions is strengthened by the customized, targeted and comprehensive data link solutions provided by TCG," said Martin Vobora, Sr. Director Marketing and Sales, Saab Security and Defence Solutions, Sweden. "The long-standing partnership with TCG has enabled Saab to provide improved solutions for defence customers worldwide, including this new solution being provided to a major Saab customer in the Middle East, and we look forward to more market successes with TCG."

TCG’s LinkPRO Software:

As the company’s core product, TCG’s LinkPRO software is a suite of software components that provides a custom configurable data link processor for enabling tactical data link (TDL) communication solutions in advanced military communications platforms. Leveraging object oriented design techniques and a state-of-the-art, modular architecture, LinkPRO provides connectivity and link level management for Command and Control (C2) and non-C2 tactical data systems and their host computers.

About TCG – Advancing Secure Communications for the Battlefield

Founded in 2001, Tactical Communications Group (TCG) is the leading independent supplier of tactical data link (TDL) software solutions for military communications systems. TCG’s comprehensive portfolio of TDL testing, training, simulation and battlefield operations software solutions provides the warfighter proven multi-link communication capabilities to optimize performance and increase mission effectiveness. TCG customers include leading military organizations, systems integrators and test agencies worldwide. For more information on TCG, please visit or call us at 978-654-4800.

About Saab

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