Fortress Secure Wireless Mesh

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Fortress Secure Wireless Mesh

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Ad
-
hoc Wireless Infrastructure for
Outdoor Applications

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Agenda

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Company Overview


Commercial Solutions for Specialized
Applications


Applications & Deployment Scenarios


Product Suite


Features & Technology


Summary

General Dynamics Broadband Overview


Focused on commercial networking solutions for
the defense, public safety, critical infrastructure
and enterprise markets


4G LTE


3G and 4G LTE wireless broadband
network solutions for public safety and military


Rugged Wireless


Ad
-
hoc wireless mesh for
secure outdoor networks


Expands our networking solutions portfolio to
better serve the evolving needs of our defense
and civilian customers worldwide

Companies Overview


4G LTE Solutions


High
-
end cellular and end
-
to
-
end LTE capabilities with significant differentiation as
government mobile broadband develops


Best
-
in
-
class government 3G and LTE Solutions built on years of historical R&D investment
with proven success in the market


Established market presence with strong roster of strategic customers and partners


Largest municipal mobile broadband network (
NYCWiN
)


High
-
profile 700MHz LTE wins


Cutting
-
edge R&D capabilities and platform to support 4G and beyond



Rugged Wireless Solutions


Leading provider of COTS+ secure wireless infrastructure for tactical environments


Serving the Public Sector and Critical Infrastructure Markets


Proven Track Record


Backbone of the
DoD’s

largest wireless mesh network


Over 65,000 units deployed worldwide


1st FIPS validated wireless security solution


1st outdoor secure wireless solution on U.S. Army IA APL

Fortress Mesh Transforms Secure
Communications in Austere Environments

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Ad
-
hoc Mesh Wireless Networking for Dynamic Operational
Networks


Wireless data network that supports IP applications for voice, data,
video


FastPath Mesh
-

self forming, self healing, path optimizing mesh
technology


Scalable solution for small or large networks


Ruggedized for use in outdoor environments


Secure network is FIPS 140
-
2 certified


WPA2 and IPsec support



Support for NSA Suite B

General Dynamics Fortress’ Product Portfolio

ES820

ES520

ES210

FC
-
x Encryptor

ES2440

FastPath Mesh

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Common Software Capability Across Product Line


Mobile ad
-
hoc mesh network for dynamic network applications


Suited to static or mobile networks


Layer 2 mesh protocol with completely decentralized operation


Highly scalable architecture


Self
-
forming: Network forms with little or no user intervention


Self
-
healing: Network can route around a moved or failed node


Path optimizing: Network uses the optimal path between any
nodes


Unique combination of both reactive and proactive protocols
providing scalability coupled with high performance mobility


Inherently fault tolerant solution


End to end security


Media independent


Multicast
-
aware routing implementation




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Previous Successes

Strategic Position in Major Defense Programs



Backbone of the
DoD’s

largest
logistics wireless network


Component of the Tactical
Communications Node

Infrastructure for Short Range

Wireless Sensor Network

Network relay for

active RFID network.

Wireless security overlay for
VA hospitals in US

Commercial Off The Shelf Adapted for

Specialized Applications

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Technology that is:




Industry Proven



Standards Based



Open Implementation



Interoperable



Cost Effective



Low Risk



Available Now

Technology that is:
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Industry proven



Standards based



Open Implementation



Interoperable



Cost Effective



Low Risk



Available Now

The General Dynamics Fortress Approach

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FIPS

SUITE
-
B

RF

MESH

Value Proposition

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Proven & Trusted Capabilities



Advanced Communications


Mobile mesh networking optimized

for outdoor and mobile applications


Industry
-
leading range and performance



SWaP Optimized


Rugged, military grade enclosures


Small, lightweight, and specialized form factors


Low power, high performance systems



Security & Accreditation


25+ NIST FIPS 140
-
2 certifications


Supports Suite B commercial algorithms for
SECRET under NSA guidelines


Broad military IA approvals




Applications and Deployment
Scenarios

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Outdoor Networking Solutions

Highly Suited for Applications in Austere Environments

Outdoor Communications

Infrastructure

Tactical Mobile Network

Communications

Deployable Network

Infrastructure

Sensor Networks Connecting

Intelligent Devices

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Tactical Mesh Solutions

Highly Suited for Defense Applications

Photo 1 courtesy: US Army, photo 2

credit: Steve
Grzezdzinski

Applications for COTS Communications

Providing communications and computing products

for the
toughest people
doing the

hardest work
under the most

challenging circumstances
.

Department

of Defense

Federal

Government

Public
Safety

Commercial

and Industrial

Critical
Infrastructure

NATO

Countries

Intelligence
Community

Homeland
Security

Typical Applications

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Commercial Operations


Shipyards/Outdoor
Industrial Zones

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Robust Network infrastructure over very large areas connecting
work sites, machines and vehicles



Region to region

backbone


Ship to shore


Transport vehicle tracking


Site surveillance


Machinery/automation

control


Sensor connectivity

Fed/
Civ



Rapid Response Network

Ad
-
hoc network connects
command post, support vehicles
and dismounted personnel



Self
-
forming network
requires no user setup
at site


Rapid deployment sets
up network in minutes


Nodes added or
removed seamlessly


Signal relay ensures all
forces always connected

Mobile Command Post

Operational Vehicle

Operational Vehicle

ES820

ES820

ES210

ES210

ES2440

Secure Mesh Supporting

Tactical Rapid Response Teams

Civil Defense


First Responder Network

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Link between fixed municipal network and mobile emergency vehicles
and support vehicles for real
-
time event management and monitoring



Self forming network


Mobile and fixed nodes


Scalable architecture


High throughput

for voice, data

and video

Civil Defense


First Responder Network

Enables inter
-
agency
communications for a
coordinated response



Common infrastructure for
inter
-
agency information
sharing


Backhaul to municipal
(permanent) infrastructure


Independent operation in
each agency

Smart
-
Metering City Wide Mesh

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Wireless mesh to create a resilient, highly
-
reliable network connecting
homes to data center


Wireless mesh fills WAN coverage gaps


Wireless mesh provides robust information security


Benefits of Mesh for Smart
-
grid


Scalable

communications

solution


Cost effective

deployment


Self forming,

self healing

connectivity



Comm
s

Hub

Comm
s

Hub

Comm
s

Hub

Comm
s

Hub

Comm
s

Hub

Comm
s

Hub

Cellular

Link

Broadband

Link


Oil & Gas


Rig, Well, Support Vessel
Communications

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High performance
long range
connectivity


Rugged solution for
roughest conditions


Scalable with
connectivity to fixed
and mobile vessels

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Event Management

Public or Private Event Communications

Private network temporarily deployed for events


Parades, road
-
races, sports events,
demonstrations, concerts, festivals, etc.


Logistics, control and operation of event


Voice, video and data for management

and monitoring


Rapid deployment, tear
-
down and

re
-
deployment

Finish

Tactical
Vehicle

Command
Center

Video Vantage
Point

Tactical Vehicle

Relay Node

Relay Node

Command
Post

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Motorcade Security


Civilian or Executive Security

High performance, dynamic networking while on the move



Communications On The Move (COTM)

Support for:


video surveillance


vehicle health

monitoring


remote data access


mobile hotspots


Extend
Satcom
-
on
-

the
-
Move to all

vehicles


Mobile, dynamic

network


Low Size, Weight and

Power (
SWaP
)

Mining


Machinery Monitoring and Mine
Management

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Network large
outdoor areas


Very rugged

design


Man/machine and
machine/machine
communications


Agriculture


Fleet Communications and Sensor
Communications

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Long range connectivity between resources, sensors and
personnel for efficient operations



Machine to machine

links for voice,

data and video


Remote sensor

monitoring


Case Study: U.S. Army
-

CAISI

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Combat Service Support Automated Information Systems Interface


Largest DoD tactical wireless network


Used for supply chain logistics


Secure communications


Over 40,000 wireless devices


Wireless network extensions


Wireless LAN



The CAISI Solution


Kit developed with
Telos

Corporation


Designed for rapid field deployment


ES520 Deployable Mesh Point


Turn
-
key operation, no tools required


Comms

Support


2+ miles with
omnidirectional

antennas


Point
-
to
-
point links up to 32 miles



General Dynamics Fortress Advantage:


Fully transportable network


Flexible & ruggedized, for a variety of environments

and climates


Easy to set up and configure


Secure


FIPS 140
-
2 & DoD Directive 8100.2

Compliant

Case Study: Alaskan Command

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Secure emergency response communications system


Federal, state & municipal partnership


Strong security that meets DoD policy


Mix of equipment and applications


Wireless access point, Ethernet switch, and security
gateway


Rugged form factor



The Solution


Kits with all accessories needed to extend

secure wireless access from the main site


ES520 Deployable Mesh Points


BlueSky

mast antennas


UltraCell

XX25 fuel cell


AC power adapters



General Dynamics Fortress Advantage


Fully transportable network


Flexible & ruggedized, for a variety of

environments and climates.


Easy to set up and configure


FIPS 140
-
2 & Suite B encryption

Case Study: DOE Short Range Wireless Sensor Network

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Contract with Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)



Cabling and Type 1 solutions are too
costly and burdensome.


Develop wireless network components
integrated into a secure layered solution


Deliver wireless sensor communications
at the Savannah River Site and other
DOE facilities,


Meet NSA security requirements for
classified wireless data transmission to
SECRET level



The Solution


Secure Wireless Mesh Points (ES520,
ES210) and Suite B Hardware Client
solution (DS310)

Case Study: RFID III

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Backhaul Relay Solution for RFID Tag Readers


US Army's (PM J
-
AIT) provides global asset tracking
technology to Joint Services, Federal agencies, & NATO


RFID
-
III contract is for logistics tracking and for locating
and monitoring commodities and assets



The Solution


Portable mesh network eliminates cables and allows for
rapid deployment


Standard 802.11 Wi
-
Fi technology supports COTS
handheld scanners and wirelessly enables other equipment


Secure wireless mesh meets all DoD security policies and
requirements


Product Suite

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ES Product Suite

Secure Wireless Mesh Infrastructure


ES520 Deployable Mesh Point

FC
-
x Inline Encryptor

ES210 Portable Mesh Point

ES2440 High Capacity Infrastructure

Mesh Point

ES820
Vehicular
Mesh Point

Complete Solution of Products and Capabilities

High Capacity Infrastructure Mesh
Point


Quad radio MIMO performance


Self
-
forming, self
-
healing mesh network


Outdoor locations and across long
distances


Upgradeable to NSA Suite B algorithms


Rugged, weatherized and easy to set
-
up

ES2440

Deployable Mesh Point


Dual radio deployable network solution


Self
-
forming, self
-
healing mesh network


Wireless and 8 port switch wired LAN


Outdoor locations and across long
distances


Upgradeable to NSA Suite B algorithms


Rugged and easy to set
-
up

ES520

Vehicular Mesh Point


Dual radio SWAP optimized


Designed to embed in vehicles


Internal mount, rugged form factor with
remote dash panel and antennas


Variable DC power


Self
-
forming, self
-
healing mesh network


Upgradeable to NSA Suite B algorithms

ES820

Tactical Mesh Point


Rugged, portable for dismounted troops


Extends network for situational awareness


Wearable, mobile, with long battery life


Rechargeable battery with DC power


GPS enabled


Self
-
forming, self
-
healing mesh network


Upgradeable to NSA Suite B algorithms

ES210

Inline
Encryptors


Security overlay for unsecure wired or
wireless links


>1Gbps encrypted throughput


Low latency for VoIP Applications


Media independent layer 2 and layer 3
encryption


Copper and fiber SFP interfaces

FC
-
X

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ES520

Deployable Mesh Point


Versatile package for deployable applications


Dual
-
radio mesh point


POE Power sourcing on 8 LAN ports


7
-
30VDC or POE power

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ES820

Vehicular Mesh Point




SWaP
-
optimized vehicle
-
friendly

form factor


Shock and vibration tested


Vehicle power operated


Rugged packaging


Dual
-
radio mesh point


Remote interface panel for easy integration

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ES210

Tactical Mesh Point



Small, lightweight wearable form factor


Single
-
radio mesh point


Low power, built
-
in replaceable/rechargeable battery


Commercial GPS receiver

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ES2440

High Capacity Infrastructure Mesh Point


Lightweight pole mount for bandwidth

intensive applications


Quad
-
radio or dual
-
radio 2x2 MIMO

mesh point


>700Mbps crypto performance

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FC
-
X

Gigabit Inline Network
Encryptor


>1Gbps encrypted throughput


Low latency for VoIP Applications


Media independent layer 2 and layer 3 encryption


Copper and fiber SFP interfaces


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Features & Technology

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Features & Technologies

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Security


Highest performance solution


Hardware crypto FPGA for maximum security


Hardware
-
based true random number generator (TRNG)




Standard, interoperable security


WPA2 and IPsec with Suite
-
B


Commercial Solutions for Classified Suite B
implementation




Full PKI support

General Dynamics Support for NSA Suite B Cryptography

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2012
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General Dynamics
GOTS

General Dynamics
Fortress
COTS


CHVP


CSfC

Type 1

FIPS 140
-
2

Historically

Today

SBU

Security Level


Suite B is a Commercial set of
encryption for classified
communications


With NSA accreditation,
commercial solutions can be
used for military, government
and classified/sensitive civilian
applications

Features & Technologies

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RF & FastPath Mesh™



Mobile ad
-
hoc networks for tactical applications


Highly scalable architecture


Media (Wi
-
Fi, 802.16 WiMAX, FSO) independent


Multicast
-
aware routing implementation




Industry’s highest performing RF solution


Custom low
-
noise PCB designs for best
performance


2.4, 4.9 and 5 GHz Licensed and unlicensed bands


802.11h Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)




4.4 GHz licensed C
-
Band for US and NATO use



Features & Technologies

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Environmental


Products designed and tested for the widest range of stringent
environmental parameters:


MIL
-
STD
-
810G: shock, vibration, temperature, water/humidity


IP67: fully submersible designs


MIL
-
STD
-
1275: Vehicle power conditioning


MIL
-
STD
-
461: Electromagnetic emissions

and immunity


MTBF: 100,000 hours (~11 years)

Summary

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Leading provider of commercial solutions tailored
for outdoor active operations


Proven products supporting large logistics mesh
networks today


Full range product suite and embedded solutions
for integration


Rugged, Secure, Scalable, Interoperable


Thank You…

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