Ironhawk Technologies Awarded Contract with United States Navy Trident Warrior 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles, CA. – September 21, 2015 – Ironhawk Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract as the Prime Contractor to integrate Ironhawk’s SmartSync® Data Distribution Software and Technology Platform into the United States Navy’s Trident Warrior 2016 Exercises to specifically enhance and improve the efficiency of data movement, regardless of data format and content type. Prior use of SmartSync® by Trident Warrior have yielded more than 90% reduction in data flow and improved data delivery speed.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command’s (USFF) Experimentation Directorate is tasked with finding new and innovative ways to properly equip the warfighter to fight effectively and keep ahead of the adversary in a rapidly changing battlespace. Trident Warrior experiments with new initiatives that address tactics, techniques, and procedures along with technologies to see if they can fill a warfighting need.
The marquee venue for this experimentation is Trident Warrior which USFF directs each year.
One of the great aspects of Trident Warrior is that it provides a venue to test out new ideas and innovations in a real-world environment. In these exercises, which put each of the initiatives into the hands of the Sailors and Marines where they are evaluated for warfighter effectiveness, SmartSync® will be rigorously evaluated for expanded use. Taking these initiatives directly to the warfighter allows Trident Warrior test scenarios to examine their potential and influence the direction of their development and implementation, resulting in enhanced capabilities for the warfighter. In addition to the Navy and Marine Corps, Trident Warrior has significant partnerships with the US Air Force, US Coast Guard, the National Reconnaissance Office and the Department of Homeland Security.
David Gomes, President and CEO of Ironhawk Technologies, Inc. states that “the critical nature of the data being collected, utilized, shared, and distributed amplifies the need to quickly and efficiently move this to and from the ship as well as to and from coalition partners. Data ranging from condition based maintenance data (CBM) to imagery and video data can be quickly compressed and distributed using Ironhawk’s SmartSync® software technology instead of creating a bandwidth bottleneck that can endanger a mission. In the end, that’s what this is all about, saving time, saving money, and most importantly, giving our Sailors and Marines the right tools to make them more effective warfighters, which will help save lives.”
About Ironhawk Technologies
Ironhawk’s mission is to deliver decision critical data throughout the last tactical mile to the tip of the sword over narrow band satellite communication networks. Its customers include major branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and several of the largest defense contractors and systems integrators. The cornerstone of Ironhawk’s solution is its SmartSync® DCS Platform, which integrates compression, transport, synchronization and content management, thus enabling the fast delivery of heterogeneous, complex data across the global theater.
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David A. Gomes, President and CEO
Ironhawk Technologies, Inc.
310-815-2800, Ext. 6201