SOURCE: Fortress Technologies, Inc.

Fortress Technologies, Inc.

August 10, 2009 09:00 ET

Fortress Technologies Delivers Tactical On-the-Move Connectivity With Launch of Six New Products

Company Provides Man-Wearable, Vehicle, and Optimized Mesh Wireless Communications

LANSDOWNE, VA--(Marketwire - August 10, 2009) - Fortress Technologies, the leader in secure tactical wireless communications, today announced that it is enabling complete on-the-move connectivity through the launch of six new products. The products, slated for release during the LandWarNet conference next week, meet the government's demand for man-wearable, vehicle specific, and mesh networking capabilities.

"Through our extensive government work, especially with the Department of Defense (DoD), we recognized the immediate need to enable net-centric wireless communications -- anytime, anywhere," said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. "The mission-critical nature of the DoD, as well as homeland security and emergency response organizations, requires the ability to exchange information on-the-move. Our new products provide this capability with integrated end-to-end, government-validated security."

Fortress' new products deliver secure wireless communications for vehicle and dismounted soldier networks, enhance the resiliency and effective range of tactical mesh networks, and meet the need for 4.4 GHz licensed spectrum solutions. Delivered in small and rugged form factors with industry-leading radio range, each product ensures high performance networking under highly mobile conditions in a wide range of environments.

The company is releasing details on each new product from the LandWarNet show floor. LandWarNet is taking place August 18-20, 2009 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Releases are scheduled for the following dates/times in booth #101:

--  Wednesday, August 19, 9:30am -- Man-wearable tactical mesh point and
    mesh viewer solution
--  Wednesday, August 19, 11:30am -- Vehicle-based mesh point and mobile
    ad hoc network (MANET) solution
--  Thursday, August 20, 9:45am -- Infrastructure mesh point and 4.4 GHz
    solution
    

The company will also update its dedicated LandWarNet website with information as it is released. Please visit http://www.fortresstech.com/LandWarNetInfo.aspx for up-to-date information or contact A.J. Guenther at 571-323-2585 ext. 2130 to coordinate an interview with a Fortress executive.

About Fortress Technologies

Fortress Technologies develops secure wireless networking products for government markets. With a solid history of delivering reliable, policy-compliant solutions that are rugged, proven, and easily deployed, Fortress has established itself as the clear leader in secure wireless networking. Across the public sector, both military and civilian customers rely on Fortress to securely deliver mission related information that supports critical decision making, situational awareness, and force protection. Currently deployed in some of the world's most demanding environments, Fortress products support vital operations including deployable communications, outdoor network extensions, and vehicle based networks.

For more information visit www.fortresstech.com or call 813-288-7388.

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