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Mountain Secure Systems, Leading Supplier of Rugged Electronic Solutions to the Defense Industry, Receives Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Program Award

January 8, 2013

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a SDVOSB and leading supplier of rugged electronic solutions to the defense industry, announced today that it received a STAR Supplier Program Award from Lockheed Martin.

“The Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Program was implemented to support our philosophy of building a world class supply chain that demonstrates excellence as their standard and continuous improvement as their culture,” said Michael O. Gordon, vice president of operations at Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Awards are given based on a number of performance criteria, including product quality, punctual delivery and cost competitiveness. STAR suppliers receive increased access to new business opportunities, and a heightened awareness of suppliers’ capabilities and performance history.

“Lockheed Martin is a very important customer to Mountain Secure Systems,” said Ken Dickson, general manager at Mountain Secure Systems. “We are truly honored to receive this prestigious award.”

Last month, Mountain Secure Systems was selected to the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Preferred Supplier Program for its commitment to quality.

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Mountain Secure Systems, Leading Supplier of Rugged Electronic Solutions to the Defense Industry, Receives Preferred Supplier Program Status from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

December 10, 2012

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a SDVOSB and leading supplier of rugged electronic solutions to the defense industry, announced today that it received Preferred Supplier Program (PSP) status from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (LMMFC).

“Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control congratulates Mountain Secure Systems on its selection to the Preferred Supplier Program,” said Cathy Usztan-Bedford, Director of Supplier Diversity at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “The LMMFC staff would like to thank Mountain Secure Systems for the work it has done to achieve this honor, as well as the commitment that MSS has shown towards the development of a world-class supply base.”

As a Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control 2010 Small Business of the Year Award recipient, Mountain Secure Systems was recently selected to provide upgraded digital data recorders (DDRs) to Lockheed Martin for its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP).

“Mountain Secure Systems is very proud of its selection to the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Preferred Supplier Program,” said Ken Dickson, General Manager at Mountain Secure Systems. “We always strive to provide world-class products and support, so receiving this honor is a strong testament that we are living up to expectations.”

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Mountain Secure Systems Provides More Wireless Network Radios to Denver Public Works

Additional radios to further expand coverage for Denver’s traffic control system

October 22, 2012

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a leading supplier of rugged electronics and outdoor wireless network solutions for commercial, military and municipal applications, announced today that it will provide additional 900 MHz Summit™ Series wireless network radios to the Denver Public Works Traffic Engineering Services to further expand coverage for its state-of-the-art traffic control system.

Made in the USA, Summit radios provide coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks in the 2.4 and 5.8 GHz unlicensed frequency bands, as well as the licensed 4.9 GHz public safety band. Product options include FIPS 140-2 validation, which provides highly secure, end-to-end encryption, as well as 802.11n MIMO technology, which offers connection speeds up to 150 Mbps. Summit’s intuitive software makes it easy to install, configure and manage an entire network from any location with Internet access. In addition, Summit radios come with an industry-leading two-year warranty, as well as the flexibility to be configured in numerous manners and/or customized to meet a client’s specific requirements.

“Mountain Secure Systems is proud to continue doing business with Denver Public Works,” said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. “Our Summit Series wireless network radios have a track record of success, giving our customers peace-of-mind when it comes time to expand coverage.”  

MSS is also a proud provider of wireless network radios to the Chicago Police Department, which operates one of the largest dedicated broadband wireless video surveillance networks in the United States.

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Mountain Secure Systems, Leading Supplier of Rugged Electronics Solutions to the Defense Industry, Chosen to Provide Upgraded Digital Data Recorders for Lockheed Martin’s Sniper ATP  

October 12, 2012

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a SDVOSB and leading supplier of rugged electronic solutions to the defense industry, announced today that it will provide upgraded digital data recorders (DDRs) to Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] for its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP). According to Lockheed Martin, the Sniper ATP is the most widely deployed targeting system for fixed-wing aircraft in use by the U.S. Air Force, and is the targeting system of choice for 14 international air forces.

Having provided the previous two generations of DDRs to the Sniper pod, MSS incorporated numerous upgrades and customizations to meet Lockheed Martin’s program requirements on the new DDR, which adheres to all MIL-STD-810F standards. Features of the new DDR include unit removability, custom connectors, tool-less handles, pre-set secure erase functions and sealed enclosures to protect it from environmental elements like salt, fog, dust, humidity and fungus.

“As a Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control 2010 Small Business of the Year Award recipient, we have a long-standing relationship with Lockheed, based on our ability to provide exceptional products and support,” said Ken Dickson, General Manager at Mountain Secure Systems. “Our dedicated engineers and project coordinators worked very closely with the team at Lockheed to make sure all requirements were being met.”

The new DDRs, part of a multi-million dollar contract, will be delivered to Lockheed in several installments in late 2012 and early 2013.

In addition to packaging solid state drives (SSDs), MSS, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI), offers ruggedized solutions for traditional hard drives, subsystem integration and commercial aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems. MSS also provides a wide range of outdoor wireless network solutions for video, voice and data applications. 

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Mountain Secure Systems picks up additional orders from City of Denver to expand wireless network

March 8, 2012

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and leading supplier of rugged electronics and outdoor wireless network solutions to commercial, military and municipal industries, announced today that it will provide additional Summit™ Series wireless network radios to the City of Denver's Public Works Traffic Operations. The new orders call for 35 new Summit Series radios to expand coverage for a video surveillance network, aimed at improving traffic control at various intersections throughout the city. Last December, MSS provided 50 Summit Series wireless network radios for this very same video surveillance system.

Made in the USA, Summit radios provide coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks in the 2.4 and 5.8 GHz unlicensed frequency bands, as well as the licensed 4.9 GHz public safety band. Product options include FIPS 140-2 validation, which provides highly secure, end-to-end encryption, as well as 802.11n MIMO technology, which offers connection speeds up to 150 Mbps. The Summit's rugged hardware is built to outlast the harshest environments, which is perfect for virtually any outdoor video, voice or data application. Summit's intuitive software makes it easy to install, configure and manage an entire network from any location with Internet access. In addition, Summit radios come with an industry-leading two-year warranty, as well as the flexibility to be configured in numerous manners and/or customized to meet a client's specific requirements.

"Mountain Secure Systems is proud to continue doing business with the City of Denver," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "Our Summit Series wireless network radios simplify the process of expanding coverage for video surveillance networks."

MSS is also a proud provider of wireless network radios to the Chicago Police Department, which operates one of the largest dedicated broadband wireless video surveillance networks in the United States. To date, over 1,100 MSS wireless network radios have been deployed for the Chicago PD.

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Mountain Secure Systems to provide City of Denver new Summit™ Series wireless network radios for video surveillance system

December 12, 2011

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and leading supplier of rugged electronics and outdoor wireless network solutions to commercial, military and municipal industries, announced today that it will provide 50 new Summit Series wireless network radios to the City of Denver's Public Works Traffic Operations. The Summit radios were purchased to support a new video surveillance network, aimed at improving traffic control at various intersections throughout the city.

Made in the USA, Summit radios provide coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks in the 2.4 and 5.8 GHz unlicensed frequency bands, as well as the licensed 4.9 GHz public safety band. Product options include FIPS 140-2 validation, which provides highly secure, end-to-end encryption, as well as 802.11n MIMO technology, which offers connection speeds up to 150 Mbps. The Summit's rugged hardware is built to outlast the harshest environments, which is perfect for virtually any outdoor video, voice or data application. Summit's intuitive software makes it easy to install, configure and manage an entire network from any location with Internet access. In addition, Summit radios come with an industry-leading two-year warranty, as well as the flexibility to be configured in numerous manners and/or customized to meet a client's specific requirements.

"Our Summit Wireless Network Radios are designed to deliver the best cost-to-performance ratio in the wireless network industry," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "We are honored to support the City of Denver with this important initiative."

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Mountain Secure Systems Receives Lockheed Martin 2010 Small Business of the Year Award

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and leading supplier of rugged electronics and wireless network solutions to the defense industry, announced today that it received the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control 2010 Small Business of the Year Award. MSS was honored on May 4, 2011 at Lockheed Martin's Small Business Awards ceremony in Orlando, FL. MSS was recognized for its commitment to customer service, quality and timely performance.

"Mountain Secure Systems is honored to be the recipient of the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control 2010 Small Business of the Year Award," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "Quality products and excellent customer service is what separates Mountain Secure Systems from the pack when it comes to ruggedizing critical electronics for the aerospace and defense industry."

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Mountain Secure Systems to unveil new wireless network product series at ISC West

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and leading supplier of rugged electronics and wireless network solutions to the defense industry, announced today that it will unveil its new Summit Series wireless network products at ISC West. Summit products are designed to deliver the best cost-to-performance ratio in the wireless network industry. Product options include FIPS 140-2 validation, which provides highly secure, end-to-end encryption, as well as 802.11n MIMO technology, which offers connection speeds up to 150 Mbps.

Made in the USA, Summit radios provide coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks in the 2.4 and 5.8 GHz unlicensed frequency bands, as well as the licensed 4.9 GHz public safety band. The Summit's rugged hardware is built to outlast the harshest environments, which is perfect for virtually any outdoor video, voice or data application. Summit's intuitive software makes it easy to install, configure and manage an entire network from any location with Internet access. Like all wireless network radios from MSS, Summit radios come with an industry-leading two-year warranty, as well as the flexibility to be configured in numerous manners and/or customized to meet a client's specific requirements.

The National Guard recently deployed Summit radios for a wireless video surveillance network in the state of Georgia. MSS also has wireless network radios deployed in remote areas of Iraq and Afghanistan for the US military, delivering mission-critical communications for our troops.

"No other wireless network solutions provider can match Mountain Secure Systems' stringent manufacturing processes, which adhere to guidelines set by America's armed forces," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "Our FIPS 140-2 validated product was designed and constructed with our military and federal government customers in mind."

ISC West takes place April 6-8, 2011 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. MSS will be exhibiting in booth 9135. To learn more about ISC West, visit www.iscwest.com.

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Mountain Secure Systems Further Expands Largest Wireless Video Surveillance System in U.S.

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems, a leading provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless network solutions, shipped additional SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers this month to Avrio RMS Group, who will use them to expand coverage for the Chicago Police Department's video surveillance system in the 4.9 GHz public safety band. Chicago PD's video surveillance system is the largest dedicated broadband wireless video surveillance network in the United States. To date, Mountain Secure Systems has provided Avrio RMS Group with over 1,100 SpeedLAN wireless routers for the Chicago PD video surveillance system.

The SpeedLAN 9200 wireless router, which is the exclusive wireless router used by the Chicago PD, comes with an industry-leading two-year warranty and offers coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks for high-speed data, video and voice (VoIP) applications. Built in a world-class manufacturing facility in the United States (Longmont, Colorado), the SpeedLAN wireless router combines high performance, a broad feature set and hardware-based AES encryption, allowing systems integrators to deliver solutions that are secure, customizable, scalable and adaptive.

"Our SpeedLAN wireless routers have been in operation for over five years for the Chicago Police Department," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "They have stood up against some of the worst weather imaginable, yet they continue to be extremely reliable."

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Mountain Secure Systems Ships SpeedLAN Wireless Routers to Avrio RMS Group to Expand Chicago PD Video Surveillance System

Longmont, Colorado 10/25/2010 – Mountain Secure Systems, a leading provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless network solutions, shipped 25 SpeedLAN 9200 tri-band wireless routers this month to Avrio RMS Group, who will use them to expand coverage for the Chicago Police Department's state-of-the-art video surveillance system, which is the largest of its kind in the United States. To date, Mountain Secure Systems has provided Avrio RMS Group with over 1,000 SpeedLAN wireless routers for the Chicago PD video surveillance system.

The SpeedLAN 9200 wireless router from Mountain Secure Systems comes with an industry-leading two-year warranty and offers coverage for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks for high-speed data, video and voice (VoIP) applications. It combines high performance, a broad feature set and hardware-based AES encryption, allowing systems integrators to deliver wireless solutions that are secure, flexible, scalable and adaptive.

"We value our strong working relationship with the knowledgeable professionals at Avrio RMS," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "We're also proud that our wireless network technology helps support key initiatives like fighting crime for a world-class city like Chicago."

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Mountain Secure Systems Expands Into New Military Markets

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems (MSS), a leading supplier of rugged electronics to the aerospace and defense industries, announced the successful completion of a high-speed, Ethernet-based data recorder for a major prime contractor, which will be utilized in a new mobile missile defense system. The rugged unit, which includes a liquid-cooled chassis with removable solid state disks, was customized to meet the customer's interface, performance, size, weight, power and environmental specifications.

Over the past 12 months, MSS has supplied a variety of custom and off-the-shelf solid state memory solutions to the air defense, missile and fire control markets. MSS's expertise in the ruggedization of sealed, rotating hard drives (SRHDs) has allowed them to penetrate new market segments that need rugged packaging of electronics that meet MIL-STD-810F specifications.

"We are excited about expanding into new military markets, especially where our core competencies create value for our customers," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "Our strengths in rugged design, manufacturing and testing have made this a rather seamless transition."

MSS will be showcasing its rugged electronics at the International Telemetering Conference (ITC) October 25-28, 2010 in San Diego, CA. MSS will be exhibiting in booths 518 and 520. To learn more about ITC, visit http://www.telemetry.org.

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Mountain Secure Systems to Showcase Rugged, Low-Cost In-Flight Entertainment Solutions at the WAEA Conference & Exhibition

Longmont, Colorado 8/8/2010 – As world-renown ruggedization specialists, MSS provides cost-effective IFE solutions and contract manufacturing services that meet DO-160 specifications. MSS ruggedizes a variety of custom and standard sealed hard disk drives, solid state drives, rack-mounted chassis, data and memory storage systems, data recorders and loaders.

"Mountain Secure Systems delivers DO-160 qualified hard disk drives at very low cost per gigabyte," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "All our rugged IFE products are manufactured in a world-class ISO 9001:2000- and AS9100C-certified facility that meets rigid quality management standards for aerospace and defense applications."

MSS is also a leading provider of fast, secure wireless network solutions for video, voice and data applications.

The WAEA Conference & Exhibition is being held September 13-16, 2010 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Mountain Secure Systems will be located in Booth 1355. To learn more about the WAEA Conference & Exhibition, visit http://meetings.waea.org/edu_events/annual_conf/2010/index.htm

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Mountain Secure Systems to Unveil Expanded Box-Level Electronic Capabilities at AUVSI 2010

Mountain Secure Sysems (MSS), a leading supplier of rugged electronics to the aerospace and defense industries, will unveil its expanded capabilities to deliver ruggedized, box-level embedded electronics at AUVSI 2010, the world's largest unmanned systems exhibition. MSS provides a wide variety of custom and standard hard disk drives, rack-mounted chassis, data and memory storage systems, solid state drives and data recorders.

"All box-level electronics and line-replaceable units (LRUs) are desgned, built and tested to the same rigid standars as our world-reknowned rugged data storage products," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "We look forward to exhibiting at AUVSI and communicating with key leaders in the unmanned systems marketplace."

AUVSI 2010 is being held August 24-27 at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Mountain Secure Systems will be located in Booth 3807. To learn more about AUVSI 2010, visit http://symposium.auvsi.org

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Mountain Secure Systems Unveils New Dual Wireless Router and MIMO-Based Wireless Technology at ISC West

Las Vegas, Nevada – Mountain Secure Systems, a leading provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless networking solutions to military, aerospace and commercial markets, unveiled today its new SpeedLAN 9300 Dual Wireless Router and SpeedLAN 9400 M-Series MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output) 2X Wireless Bridge/Router at ISC West (International Security Conference & Exposition) as part of three in-booth demonstrations.

The SpeedLAN 9300 Dual Wireless Router provides a robust, self-healing wireless mesh, point-to point or point to multipoint network for high-speed data, video and voice (VoIP) applications. Operating in the unlicensed 2.4GHz and 5 GHz bands, as well as the licensed 4.9 GHz public safety band, the SpeedLAN 9300 Dual Wireless Router combines high performance, a broad feature set, and hardware-based AES encryption to provide secure, flexible, scalable, and adaptive wireless mesh and non-mesh network solutions. Having back-to-back wireless routers, connected together by wired Ethernet cables, creates powerful wireless repeaters for high-bandwidth applications. Each router may also be used independently on different RF bands or channels. As a result, the versatile SpeedLAN 9300 Dual Wireless Router is perfect for complex, long-distance point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and wireless mesh networks.

The SpeedLAN 9400 M–Series MIMO 2X Wireless Bridge/Router provides a robust, point-to-point or point-to-multipoint network for high-speed data, video and voice (VoIP) applications. With speeds up to 300Mbps, and operating in the unlicensed 2.4GHz and 5 GHz bands, the SpeedLAN 9400 M–Series MIMO 2X Wireless Bridge/Router combines high performance, a broad feature set, and hardware-based AES encryption to provide secure, flexible and scalable network solutions. It is perfect for extremely high bandwidth applications, such as backhauls and mega-pixel video stream transmissions.

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Mountain Secure Systems to Unveil New Dual Radio and MIMO-Based Wireless Technology at ISC West

Longmont, Colorado – Mountain Secure Systems, a leading provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless networking solutions to military, aerospace and commercial markets, announced today that it will unveil its new SpeedLAN wireless dual radio and SpeedLAN wireless MIMO (multiple input multiple output) radio at ISC West (International Security Conference & Exposition) as part of three in-booth demonstrations. The SpeedLAN dual radio contains two wireless routers in a single chassis, and the SpeedLAN MIMO radio uses multiple antennas to improve network throughput.

The first in-booth demo will display a high-definition (HD) movie being distributed from a laptop computer, through a wireless point-to-point network that includes two SpeedLAN MIMO radios, to another laptop computer, without losing picture quality.

The second in-booth demo will showcase Mountain Secure Systems' SPEEDManage software, which makes it easy to monitor and configure an entire network from any location with a web interface. The demo will include a laptop computer that communicates with two SpeedLAN single radios and a SpeedLAN dual radio over a wireless mesh network.

The third in-booth demo will be a live Internet broadcast. The demo will include an AirPro Gold II indoor wireless router and SpeedLAN M-Series outdoor wireless bridge from Mountain Secure Systems, along with a Sony HD video camera, an Ethernet switch, a laptop computer and a 37-inch VIZIO flat-screen HD television. The computer and television will project live images sent from the video camera, which will be connected to the Ethernet switch. The Ethernet switch will deliver the video signal to the AirPro Gold II indoor router, which will transmit the signal to the SpeedLAN M-Series outdoor bridge. The SpeedLAN M-Series outdoor bridge will be connected to the Internet at MountainSecureSystems.com. As a result, people who visit the Mountain Secure Systems exhibit can choose to broadcast themselves on the company's web site via the live video feed.

"Mountain Secure Systems is committed to providing the most reliable and affordable wireless networking solutions for the security market," said Ken Dickson, General Manager of Mountain Secure Systems. "We are excited about the opportunity to unveil our new wireless dual radio and MIMO radios on a grand stage like ISC West."

SpeedLAN wireless solutions are currently deployed for the Chicago Police Department in one of the largest video surveillance systems in the United States, as well as remote locations in Iraq and Afghanistan to ensure the delivery of vital communications for the U.S. military. All wireless solutions from Mountain Secure Systems come with an industry-leading two-year warranty and are built in a world-class manufacturing facility that meets stringent quality management standards for aerospace and defense applications.

Visitors of the Mountain Secure Systems exhibit at ISC West may enter a drawing to win a 37-inch flat-screen HD television. The winner will be drawn on March 26. Mountain Secure Systems is located in booth 7125. ISC West is being held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada March 24-26, 2010. For more information about ISC West, visit www.iscwest.com

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