Rolta and SELEX Communications in Strategic Partnership for ITCS Programme
Rolta and SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, have signed a Strategic Partnership Teaming Agreement for the Indian Tactical Communication System (TCS) program, in the frame of which the companies will collaborate to provide comprehensive tactical military communications solutions to Indian Army.
Under this agreement, SELEX Communications will undertake transfer of its state-of the- art technology for Radio Relay systems, Switching systems and Field Wireless systems etc, to address the TCS program needs. With a high level of Indian content, these sophisticated military communication systems will fulfill the long-standing national need of indigenous technology in this critical area.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. K. K. Singh, CMD of Rolta, said, “We are very pleased that we are in a position to address the Indian military communications requirements with field proven technology from SELEX Communications, and to integrate them with Rolta’s defence solutions, to meet the stringent standards of the Indian armed forces under the Government of India’s defence modernization and capacity building programs. It has always been our endeavour to provide our defence forces with indigenous, customized, and cutting-edge solutions for mission critical applications to keep our country safe and secure.”
Mr. Mario Damiani, Senior Vice President Sales of SELEX Communications stated “We are very excited about this partnership with Rolta. Our world-class technology, when coupled with Rolta’s deep understanding of Indian defence needs and systems integration expertise, would make our offering comprehensive and fully compliant with the demanding performance requirements of Indian TCS program”.
Rolta is an Indian multinational organization that has executed projects in over 40 countries. Rolta is among the world’s leading providers of geospatial solutions and services, with a unique solutions framework – Rolta Geospatial FusionTM. Rolta’s intellectual property repository contains cutting-edge software for earth sciences, including technologies acquired from world leaders, providing the foundation for C4ISTAR information systems, Military Communications, Digital Soldier, and Vehicle Systems covering the entire “sensor to shooter” chain, and for sophisticated Homeland Security Solutions. Rolta offers EPCm services for the entire lifecycle of plants in Oil & Gas, Power and Chemical/Petrochemical industries. Rolta OneViewTM is an innovative business intelligence solution for the process industry for operational excellence. Rolta’s portfolio of IT solutions includes Rolta iPerspectiveTM, an innovative suite of software for enterprise-level integration and so enablement of applications, and providing state-of-the-art technology for exploiting cloud computing. Rolta, headquartered in Mumbai, employs over 4000 professionals with countrywide infrastructure and international subsidiaries across the globe. The Company has benchmarked its quality processes against the world’s best quality standards. Forbes Global has ranked Rolta amongst the “Best 200 under a Billion” for four times in six years. Rolta was included in the S&P Global Challengers ListTM 2008, by Standard & Poor’s. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in cash and F&O segment, and forms part of various indices on BSE/NSE. The Company’s GDRs are listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange and its FCCBs are listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
About SELEX Communications
SELEX Communications, a Finmeccanica company, is a global supplier of advanced communications, navigation and identification solutions to protect communities and critical national infrastructure. With over 100 years of experience in military and civil sectors, SELEX Communications supplies secure, integrated and interoperable networked solutions for governmental, civil and military applications to meet customer requirements and exceed their expectations. Headquartered in Italy and with worldwide operations, SELEX Communications employs about 4,300 people. For more information, please visit SELEX Communications website at www.selex-comms.com