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EADS Defence & Security Helps Shenzhen Public Security Bureau to Build the largest TETRA Communication System in China

* Helps Public Security Bureau improve operational efficiency and enhance communication security
* Improves security for more than 14 million people in Shenzhen
* Will ensure security of the 26th World University Games
* Achieves integration with existing command centre systems

05 January 2010

EADS Defence & Security (DS) and iASPEC Software Co., Ltd. have just signed a contract to jointly provide a TETRA radio communication system for the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau. This TETRA network will be the largest digital trunked network for the police in China providing secure radio communications for more than 25,000 users in the city of Shenzhen. It will also offer secure communication services for the 26th World University Games scheduled for August, 2011.

EADS TETRA network, which features a next-generation switch called DXT3, a TB3 base station and a dispatching system, offers powerful integration capacity for data services and IP expansion possibilities. Shenzhen Public Security Bureau is the first system in China to be integrated with existing command centres. This solution will enable security forces to improve their emergency command and dispatching capabilities. For example, after receiving a call, the alarm receiving and disposal system will first find the nearest available police officer via the automatic vehicle/personnel location system, and will then issue orders using geographic information systems (GIS) to direct the police officer to the accident site. In addition, alarm receiving and disposal systems keep track of all responding police officers.

Deployment of the EADS TETRA network has already started and the system will be put into service at the beginning of next summer.

"We are very honoured and happy that the Shenzhen Public Security Bureau has chosen EADS Defence & Security. After the double success of our digital trunked network during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the 60th anniversary celebration of the People’s Republic of China, this new contract highlights the fact that our proven TETRA solution is the preferred one in China," said François Begaud, Head of Secure Networks in Asia Pacific.

EADS Defence & Security is committed to a long-term development of Professional Mobile Radio systems in China. Cost-effective solutions, proven leadership in TETRA technology, innovative terminals and a strong local TETRA support team strengthen EADS' leading position in the local market.

EADS Defence & Security is a world leading provider of mission-critical communication and Command & Control solutions through its integrated activity Defence and Communications Systems (DCS).

EADS Defence & Security is a systems solutions provider for armed forces and civil security worldwide. Its portfolio ranges from sensors and secure networks through missiles to aircraft and UAVs as well as global security, service and support solutions. In 2008, EADS DS – with around 23,000 employees – achieved revenues of € 5.7 billion. EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2008, EADS generated revenues of € 43.3 billion and employed a workforce of about 118,000.


Jennifer Zhou Xiaofang
EADS Secure Networks
Tel.: +86(0)64611266

Nelly Tartivel
EADS Defence & Security
Tel.: +33 (0) 1 61 38 70 60

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