Harris 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.