Aviat Selected By US Federal Agencies for Microwave Solutions

December 13, 2016 at 9:00 AM EST

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced that it has been awarded two Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contracts from separate US federal government agencies with a total value up to $11 million for microwave products and services. These agencies will utilize Aviat's Eclipse IRU 600 all-indoor, high-power radios operating in the federal 4.7GHz and 7.8GHz bands to support mission critical operations.

Eclipse IRU 600 is a hybrid TDM/IP radio platform allowing the agencies to maintain quality of service for latency and jitter sensitive traffic as they migrate to all-IP networks. Aviat's radios are "purpose built" for the U.S. Federal market in both CONUS and OCONUS providing full software and hardware redundancy with no single point of failure, third party validated strong security, together with approvals for all licensed NTIA fixed frequency bands and key certifications such as DOD J/F-12, DISA UC-APL and NIST FIPS 140-2 Level 2. In addition to these capabilities, Aviat has the only NTIA certified 4.7GHz all-indoor radio solution.

"Aviat Networks has always had a strong presence in federal radio networks—from the Department of Defense to the Federal Aviation Administraton to multiple agencies charged with aspects of national security," states Michael Pangia, president and CEO, Aviat Networks. "We are proud to continue that tradition by supporting these customers in their varied mission critical operations."

About Aviat Networks

Aviat Networks, Inc. works to provide dependable products, services and support to our customers. With more than one million systems sold into 170 countries worldwide, communications service providers and private network operators including state/local government, utility, federal government and defense organizations trust Aviat with their critical applications. Coupled with a long history of microwave innovations, Aviat provides a comprehensive suite of localized professional and support services enabling customers to drastically simplify both their networks and their lives. For more than 50 years, the experts at Aviat have delivered high performance products, simplified operations, and the best overall customer experience. Aviat Networks is headquartered in Milpitas, California. For more information, visit www.aviatnetworks.com or connect with Aviat Networks on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Media Contact: Gary Croke, Aviat Networks, Inc., gary.croke@aviatnet.com

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