The Dutch Ministry of Defense and Sectra sign framework agreement for secure communications
Linköping – November 30, 2021 – The Dutch Ministry of Defense has signed a new framework agreement with international cybersecurity and medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B). The 5-year contract contains the approved mobile encryption system Sectra Tiger/S and its infrastructure. The solution enables users to exchange classified information up to the classification level SECRET.
The Dutch Ministry of Defense has been using Sectra’s solutions for secure communications since 2004. The new framework agreement includes service and support from Sectra as well as the latest version of Sectra Tiger/S, 7401 LTE. The solution enables the users within the Dutch Ministry of Defense to exchange classified information securely from anywhere and at any time. The Sectra Tiger/S 7401 LTE has support for all fixed and mobile 4G networks within Europe. It is an easy-to-use secure communication solution approved by the Dutch security authority and the EU to be quantum-proof and for use up to and including the classification level SECRET.
“We have worked closely together with the Dutch Ministry of Defense for many years and are very proud of this continued confidence we receive with this new framework agreement. Earlier this year, we also extended our contract, referred to as VECOM, with the Dutch ministries and we are honored to serve both civil and military users to support the exchange of classified information in the Netherlands,” says Jeroen de Muijnck, Managing Director of Sectra Communications BV.
The order was signed during the third quarter of Sectra’s 2021/2022 fiscal year.
Visit Sectra’s website to learn more about Sectra Tiger/S.
Sectra assists authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information and hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care. Sectra thereby contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with direct sales in 19 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2020/2021 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,632 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit the website.
Within the Secure Communications business area, Sectra develops products and services that protect some of society’s most sensitive information and communications. The offering includes secure voice and data communications, with solutions certified at the national level and by the EU and NATO, as well as security analysis and monitoring of critical IT systems, such as electricity and water supply. Sectra’s operations are conducted from its offices in Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland, Norway and the USA.