Awarded RCDS upgrade contract
EIDEL has been awarded contract to upgrade the current Remote Crypto Distribution System (RCDS®) by the Bundeswehr as a part of the Block upgrade 2 on the MIDS-LVT.
The contract covers the upgrade of the current Remote Crypto Distribution System (RCDS®) to be used with the Block upgrade 2 on the MIDS-LVT.
The RCDS® has been operational in the Bundeswehr since 2012. The contract was signed august 2017 and will be finalized in 2019 in time for the implementation of Block upgrade 2.
“First of all we thank the Bundeswehr for their trust in us, our capabilities and the RCDS®. When the upgrade is completed, the RCDS® will be compatible with the MIDS-LVT block upgrade 2 with SECAN certification for up to NATO Secret. The RCDS® has also since the beginning, implemented new capabilities and now has the ability to re-key the following: KG-40, KIR-1C, IFF mode 4 and 5, ED4-2, MIDS LVT BU1 and BU2, SATURN and KY-58.“ Says Managing Director EIDEL Truls O Andersen.
For further information, please contact:
Truls O Andersen