ATLAS Awards Plextek Contract for UAE Coastal Protection Solution

ATLAS Telecom and Plextek Prepare Next-Generation UAE Coastal Protection Solution

ATLAS Telecom and Plextek have announced a strategic partnership on the next generation E-Passport program to deliver a highly innovative marine tracker solution serving the evolving needs of the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA). ATLAS Telecom has recently awarded Plextek an initial £4.4M contract for the program’s first phase.

CICPA’svitalrole in ensuring effectiveUAE coastal protection requires efficient use of cutting-edge technologies.E-Passportadvancesthe surveillance and reconnaissance operations forincreasedcoastal security and safety, aided byautonomous notificationof impending threats and behaviorpattern anomalies.

The ATLAS-Plextek partnership includes the design and high-volume manufacture of a criticalelement of theend-to-end E-Passport solution; consisting ofan advanced military grade hybrid TETRA-LTE GPS smart tracker device that provides life-saving features for rescue teams during emergencies.

Theintelligence-driven marine unit has been designed to ensure highly resilient and secure communications with seamless operation, whilst also facilitating a high level of tamper resistance, power efficiency, and a robust marine enclosure,enabling full environmental protection under extreme conditions.

Samer Jammoul, Managing Director at ATLAS Telecom stated: “We have chosen Plextek as a strategic partner for theirstrong track record in delivering highly resilient communications, and IoT technology solutions for mission critical applications, as well as for their commitment to ATLAS Telecom in UAE and the entire region. This partnership is essentialas weembark upon subsequentprogram phases,as part of our long-standing commitment and support to CICPA on E-PassportProgram”.

Nick Koiza, Head of Security Business at Plextek stated: “We are thrilled to be partnering with ATLAS Telecom on this exciting transformational technology program, which represents a first in the field of smart vessel tracking and supersedes the previous technology of theE-Passportsolution. We feel privileged to be working on this crucial development with ATLAS Telecom; having successfully supported CICPA for the last 15 years”.

Source: Plextek media announcement


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