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Swedish Defense orders high-speed encryption for international application from Sectra

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Swedish Defense orders high-speed encryption for international application from Sectra The Swedish Defense has placed an initial order with Sectra for a new version of high-speed encryption designed for international use. The Swedish Defense also ordered upgrading and supplementing of its existing range of equipment for high-speed encryption from Sectra. The total order value amounts to slightly more than SEK 9 million. The equipment is designed to provide secure communications for transmission by voice, data and video at high speeds. "It is exciting that we have now received an initial order for high- speed encryption for the Swedish Defenses' links in its international operations. Naturally, we are also pleased to supply more high-speed encryption of the type that is already in operation within the Swedish Defense," says Tommy Waszkiewicz, President of Sectra Communications AB. Currently, the Swedish Defense uses high-speed encryption in its entire backbone network. Sectra FKK 520(TM) high-speed equipment encrypts voice, data and video transmissions at speeds up to 155 Mbits/s, which is significantly faster than other products on the market. Sectra Communications AB develops and markets eavesdrop-secure mobile communication systems and high-speed encryption used in tele- communications and data networks. Customers include defense bodies and authorities with advanced demands for secure communications. Sectra's eavesdrop-secure GSM telephone, which is approved for communications up to the advanced security level 'NATO Secret', has recorded international successes in the past year, with orders received from such NATO countries as Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic. For further information, please contact: Jan-Olof Brüer, President and CEO Sectra AB, +46 13 23 52 09, job@sectra.se Tommy Waszkiewicz, President Sectra Communications AB, +46 13 23 52 47, tw@sectra.se Read more on: http://www.sectra.com Sectra's operations Since the mid-1980s, Sectra has successfully conducted development and sales of high-technology IT and telecom products. Today, the business includes products in medical systems, secure communication systems and wireless information systems. Activities within eavesdrop-secure communication systems are carried out in the wholly-owned subsidiary Sectra Communications AB. Sectra AB is located in the Mjärdevi Science Park in Linköping and grew out of research conducted at the University of Linköping. Operations are carried out in six countries, with 250 employees. Sales in fiscal year 2001/02 amounted to SEK 426 million. Sectra has been listed on the O- List of the Stockholm Exchange since March 1999. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/30/20021030BIT00050/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/10/30/20021030BIT00050/wkr0002.pdf