Navy orders millimeter-wave communications system

HERNDON, Va., 10 August 2005. GigaBeam Corp. announces that it has won a contract from Epsilon Lambda Electronics Corp. to provide technology design and support for a millimeter-wave communications system for the U.S. Navy.

Aug 10th, 2005

HERNDON, Va., 10 August 2005. GigaBeam Corp. announces that it has won a contract from Epsilon Lambda Electronics Corp. to provide technology design and support for a millimeter-wave communications system for the U.S. Navy.

GigaBeam is a provider of high performance, wireless, point-to-point communications access solutions that operate in the licensed 71-76 GHz and 81- 86 GHz radio spectrum bands. GigaBeam equipment operates at multi-gigabit-per-second speeds.

"I am pleased to be working with GigaBeam on this next generation communications program for the United States Navy. The high data rate technology developed by GigaBeam represents a quantum leap in wireless communications capability. The commercialization pioneered by GigaBeam of previously unaffordable millimeter wave circuitry opens new applications in both the military and commercial markets," said Bob Knox, president and CEO of Epsilon Lambda.

Lou Slaughter, the chairman and CEO of GigaBeam, said, "We are delighted to be collaborating with Epsilon Lambda in developing innovative solutions for military communications. This initiative further underscores the importance of millimeter wave technology in advancing military and government communications."

Epsilon Lambda Electronics Corp. designs, develops and manufactures millimeter wave radars, radios, cameras and millimeter wave components. For more information, see www.epsilonlambda.com or www.gigabeam.com.

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