October 08, 2009 14:26 ET

Shared Spectrum Company Teams With Raytheon to Implement DSA Software in EPLRS-XF Military Radio

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - October 8, 2009) - Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), a leading provider of Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) wireless technology, and Raytheon's Network Centric Systems (NYSE: RTN) will team to implement SSC's DSA software on the Raytheon Enhanced Position Location and Reporting System -- eXtended Frequency (EPLRS-XF) radios.

The Raytheon EPLRS-XF is a software programmable, wireless networking system that provides fast, reliable tactical data communication with wideband frequency operation. SSC's DSA software suite includes beyond state-of-the-art spectrum sensing and sharing algorithms and innovative policy-based software controls.

"We look forward to working with Raytheon to provide dynamic spectrum access as a key feature available to our military," remarked Thomas Stroup, CEO of SSC. "DSA will ensure a new level of communications reliability to soldiers in challenging spectrum environments."

"The EPLRS-XF radio gives the warfighter high-speed, on-the-move video and data exchange capabilities for a broad range of applications," said Jeff Miller, director, Tactical Communications Systems, Network Centric Systems. "Insertion of DSA technology further improves EPLRS-XF impact and enhances our networked communications capabilities to deliver the most advanced solutions to our troops."

About Shared Spectrum Company

Based in Northern Virginia, SSC is the leading developer of spectrum-sensing cognitive radio technology that ensures optimum use of radio frequencies. The Company was founded in 2000 to develop radio frequency technologies that would allow better use of available spectrum.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 73,000 people worldwide.

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    Shared Spectrum Company
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