Founded in 1976, Ace Electronics is a privately owned Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Ace Electronics provides highly complex custom cable assemblies and harness’s into the Soldier’s Network WIN-T program and has demonstrated flawless execution for the program. Ace is a strategic partner to us and supports multiple defense services across our business portfolio.
Geater Machining and Manufacturing, Co.
Geater Machining and Manufacturing (GMM) is a Small Veteran Owned Business located in Independence, Iowa, supporting the Soldier’s Network HMS Manpack program.
GMM has been servicing the aerospace and military industries since 1962, and provides precision machined and fabricated parts. GMM is a supplier partner deserving recognition based on their continued focus on meeting the highest possible quality and delivery standards. Also, GMM’s process discipline, high level of automation, and relentless focus on providing cost effective solutions is crucial to our Soldier’s Network.
KCB Solutions is a small business located in Shirley, Massachusetts. KCB provides microwave hybrids for the high power amplifier used on the Soldier’s Network HMS Manpack program. KCB is a key partner – delivering complex hardware with a relentless focus on timely deliveries and impeccable quality. Also, KCB is continuously innovating and finding ways to bring increased customer value. In these times of intense cost pressures and aggressive schedules, KCB has demonstrated their willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the ongoing success of the HMS program.
Altera is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California and provides programmable logic technology for the HMS Manpack radio. Altera provides highly integrated solutions that are low in power, consequently their products are key for our portable Soldier’s Network HMS Manpack program with its need for low power, light weight, small size, and low cost. Altera has been a key partner since day one of the program, they were by our side during the preliminary RFP stages of the program and have continuously worked with our engineering and supply chain teams to deliver the best possible solution at the lowest cost. Also, Altera has maintained an exemplary on time delivery and quality rating.
Alexander Machine & Tool:
Alexander Machine & Tool (AM&T) is a Small Woman Owned Business located in Woburn, Massachusetts that supports both Soldier’s Network WIN-T and HMS Manpack programs.
AM&T provides leading edge metal, machining, fabrication, and value-add assembly support to both the Taunton and Scottsdale locations. AM&T exemplifies supplier partnership and has been an extension to the our engineering team(s) through offering (DFM) support on complex builds that has resulted in operational efficiencies, improved lead times and reduced material costs.
AM&T has an impeccable on time delivery and quality rating and consistently demonstrates the ability to meet the stringent requirements set forth by the program offices.
IntelliPower is a small business located in Orange County, California, and has developed, manufactured, marketed and supported high performance, rugged Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) to meet environmentally challenging requirements for the DoD industry for the last two decades. IntelliPower has earned an outstanding reputation as the reliability leader in the design and development of rugged multifunction UPS Systems specifically tailored to meet individual criteria to protect mission-critical applications in specific environments and operating with worldwide power sources.
IntelliPower has provided UPS’ to the Win-T program through GDC4S since the inception of the program. With over 10,000 units currently fielded, IntelliPower has been a strategic supplier to GDC4S for 10+years and have been a consistent provider of “RELIABLE” power in daunting tactical environments.
GDC4S and Cisco Systems have a long standing partnership in support of Tactical Edge Networks across the defense services. Cisco has partnered with GDC4S in support of Soldier’s Network WIN-T since the inception of the Joint Network Node program.
The core of the network is comprised of Cisco ISR routers running QoS, firewall services, and advanced routing protocols. The routers have evolved to support radio aware routing protocols as WIN-T has moved from Inc1 to Inc2. In order to meet decreasing Size, Weight and Power requirements, Cisco and GDC4S collaborated on a small footprint router solution and created the 5940 platform. Cisco 3560 switches have provided the LAN access network for WIN-T both as standalone platforms and as switch modules within ISR routers. General Dynamics has deftly integrated Cisco’s Call Manager IP Telephony solution with legacy TDM based telephony solutions in the WIN-T network. Use of Call Manager includes Cisco IP phones and gateways for phone calls, conferencing, and Type 1 secure phones.
As Cisco’s largest System Integrator partner, we’re pleased to provide Cisco with this award for their relentless commitment to the Soldier’s Network.