Spectranetix, Inc., a Pacific Defense company, is proud to announce that its industry-first integration of TrellisWare Technologies’ TSM™ software into a communications solution aligned with the U.S. Army’s C5ISR Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS) and The Open Group’s Sensor Open Systems Architecture™ (SOSA) technical standard has recently completed a successful Phase 2 test under U.S. Army TEM4 CS23 effort.
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Spectranetix ComScan chassis mounted in US Army Stryker Vehicle (Photo: Business Wire)
Spectranetix delivered a prototype ComScan® multi-mission EW/SIGINT/COMMS/PNT system providing tactical communications network capability in line with U.S. Army’s Capability Set 23 (CS23) objective of modernizing tactical network capacity, resiliency, and convergence.
“Spectranetix is at the forefront of the development and driving the adoption of U.S. Army CMOSS and The Open Group SOSA™ aligned capabilities by our customers,” said Bret Banfield, VP GM of Spectranetix. “This successful TEM4 CMOSS TSM demonstration furthers the Army’s objective of having a multi-mission converged capability on mounted vehicles.”
More information about the importance of industry partners like Spectranetix to the U.S. Army’s Capability Set 23 (CS23) design goals can be found here:
The ComScan® system delivered under this program is CMOSS and SOSA™ aligned and is populated with the Precision Navigation and Timing (PNT) plug-in card and SX-610 Mobile Ad-hoc Networking (MANET) CMOSS Radio Card to enable tactical communications via the TrellisWare® TSM™ MANET waveform. The TSM™ waveform provides transport of voice, data, and position information over a wide range of frequencies in the UHF/L/S bands without requiring additional infrastructure. TrellisWare’s TSM™ waveform will be fielded as the advanced networking waveform for the ITN Capability Set 21 covering the Handheld, Manpack, and Small Form Factor (HMS) Program of Record (PoR) platforms.
The Phase 2 test was conducted at U.S. Army Support Activity, Fort Dix where the CMOSS ComScan® system was integrated into the Stryker platform and demonstrated full interoperability with existing hand-held Army Leader radios utilizing TSM-6 waveform. The Phase 1 test was conducted at the U.S. Army’s Open Innovation Lab, APG. Additional demonstrations will be performed at the Army’s NetModX (CGA, Fort Dix, New Jersey; May-June 2021) and PNTAX (White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; October-November 2021) events.
“This program highlights Spectranetix commitment to bring CMOSS based Tactical Communication capabilities to market and serve the needs of tactical radio and network communications systems in one converged system that is both adaptable and scalable to mission and platform needs,” said Ranjeet Jhutti, Sr. Technical Program Manager (TacCom) at Spectranetix.
About Spectranetix, Inc.
Spectranetix, based in Silicon Valley and Seattle, builds state-of-the-art CMOSS/SOSA™-aligned systems and wireless technologies for defense primes, military groups, government agencies, and commercial industries. Spectranetix’s core competencies are building CMOSS/SOSA™-aligned hardware/software/toolkits, radio frequency communications, electronic warfare technologies, system design, networking, and hardware/software integration. Information about Spectranetix is available at www.spectranetix.com.
Spectranetix is part of the Pacific Defense family of companies. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, Pacific Defense takes an organic, commercial-minded approach to military-use electromagnetic spectrum technologies and solutions. Pacific Defense supports the DoD’s disciplined movement to modular open standards and mirrors the way military services address EMS warfare. For more information visit www.pacific-defense.com.
About TrellisWare Technologies, Inc.
TrellisWare Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide leader in highly advanced algorithms, waveforms, and communications systems that range from small form factor radio products to fully integrated solutions. Our TSM™ waveform is incorporated into a wide range of systems, including TrellisWare radios and trusted industry partner radios, as well as multiple government and commercial solutions. TrellisWare is delivering the next generation of communications for military and commercial markets When Nothing Else Works™. For more information on TrellisWare’s products and solutions, please visit www.trellisware.com.