Monday, August 24, 2009

Tellabs 7100 Optical Transport Selected to Support U.S. Army Base Modernization

General Dynamics, a prime contractor for the U.S. Army's Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) program, selected Tellabs Government Systems to deliver a secure, highly reliable optical transport network between Army bases in Texas and New Mexico. Specifically, General Dynamics will deploy the Tellabs 7100 Optical Transport System between White Sands Missile Range and the Fort Bliss Range Complex. The contiguous bases form the largest military installation in the United States, encompassing almost 3,200 square miles. The JITC-certified Tellabs 7100 system converges advanced optical networking and services layer technologies onto one seamless platform. Financial terms were not disclosed.