Harris Anti-Jam Modem Approved by NSA

Harris logo_GovConWireHarris Corp. has received a certification from the National Security Agency for the cryptographic component of the company’s anti-jam.

The Defense Department intends to use the modem to communicate during a nuclear attack or other large events, Harris said Monday.

Harris’ Anti-Scintillation Anti-Jam Modem is the first wideband modem to receive a Type 1 NSA certification and received the distinction for having the KGV 90 device,

In 2012, the company first demonstrated the AS/AJ modem cover a Wideband Global SATCOM IV satellite and intends for the modem to support military communications and missile defense systems.

The U.S. Army plans to use the modem for its Protected Anti-Scintillation Anti-Jam Wideband Netcentric System program, for which Harris is the prime contractor for two components.

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