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PacStar Building Rugged Components for Marine Network-on-the-Move Program

September 25, 2017|0 Comments

SEAPOWER magazine, the official publication of the Navy League of the United States, details Pacstar's U.S. Marine Corps' Networking on-the-Move (NOTM) program win.

KOIN 6 News: PacStar Lands $10 Million Contract with the U.S. Marine Corps

September 22, 2017|0 Comments

KOIN, local source for breaking news in Oregon and the Portland metro area, reports on PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps' Networking On-The-Move program win.

PacStar Wins Marine Corps Networking Contract

September 17, 2017|0 Comments

C4ISRNET, the premier content destination for defense and government communities to stay connected to technology and network innovations to ensure information dominance, announces PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move program win.

PacStar to Supply Networking Communications Products to Marine Corps

September 14, 2017|0 Comments

ExecutiveBiz, which covers the people and companies making business news in and around Washington, DC, reports on PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move program win.

Hiring Continues At Tigard Telecommunications Company As Military Money Rolls In

September 12, 2017|0 Comments

The Portland Business Journal, Portland, Oregon's premier business publication providing comprehensive coverage of the local economic landscape, reports on PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move program win.

Tigard-Based PacStar Wins $10 Million Contract With Marines

September 12, 2017|0 Comments

The Oregonian, the oldest continuously published magazine on the U.S. west coast, reports on PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps' Networking On-The-Move program win.

USMC Selects PacStar For Its Networking On-The-Move Program

September 12, 2017|0 Comments

Military Embedded Systems, a magazine that focuses on "Whole Life COTS" and the total military program life cycle, reports of PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move program win.

Marine Corps Acquires New Ruggedized Communications Tech

September 7, 2017|0 Comments

Connected Warrior, the top technical resource for military and civilian defense leaders and operators, details PacStar's U.S. Marine Corps Networking On-The-Move program win.

PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules Bring New Levels of Toughness to the Networks’ Edge

August 17, 2017|0 Comments

The new ultra rugged modules build on the successful PacStar 400-Series that has been widely deployed throughout the US military and have been extensively environmentally tested for reliable use in environments subject to extreme temperatures, vibration, and more...

PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules Bring New Levels of Toughness to the Networks’ Edge

August 17, 2017|0 Comments

PacStar has introduced its toughest family of high-performance communication servers and routers yet, PacStar 500-Series Ultra Rugged Communications Modules. The new modules provide...

Electronic Warfare Evolves to Meet New Threats

August 16, 2017|0 Comments

When we think of technology advancing, we've tended to think military applications is, by itself, insufficient in today's evolving EW environment. More layers are required that neither interfere with nor slow communications, across the wireless networks now linking all services and allied forces in the battlespace. An example of this is PacStar's small form factor Secure Wireless Command post.

Army Eyes Industry for Wi-Fi Solutions

August 15, 2017|0 Comments

"The Army wants better, more robust solutions for delivering wireless networks in the command post. Recent actions by the vendor community suggest the private sector is looking to play a part in that evolution. [...]

New Tech Improves, Hardens WIN-T Network

July 18, 2017|0 Comments

The Army is integrating an emerging software product for its Warfighter Information Network – Tactical Satcom communications system that increases protections and adds a key interface between otherwise less-connected nodes on the network: PacStar IQ-Core Software.

PacStar Develops Secure Deployed WiFi System

June 29, 2017|0 Comments

PacStar has developed a Secure Wireless Command Post that enables military personnel to use smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers to conduct activities that had previously required wired solutions.

PacStar & Aruba Receive NSA-Certification for its Tactical Server with Security Software

June 16, 2017|0 Comments

National Security Agency (NSA) officials approved PacStar’s 451 with Aruba VMC-TACT as a certified component for use in the NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program.

DoD Makes It Easier to Access Classified Info Remotely

June 16, 2017|0 Comments

The DoD is making it easier for warfighters to access classified information remotely by using quick setup wireless command posts to access classified information over Wi-Fi and LTE connections. Read more about this rollout and how PacStar products are at the forefront of these communication management changes.

PacStar Expands From Military Into New Fronts

May 23, 2017|0 Comments

After nearly 20 years of providing a telecommunications lifeline to the U.S. military, PacStar is taking its technology to new fronts. “We have reached a level of credibility and repurchase in various smaller military programs that the move to commercial (customers) is part of expanding the total market,” said CEO Peggy Miller.

PacStar: 300-Series Communication Modules

April 27, 2017|0 Comments

Building on the successful PacStar 400-series that has been widely deployed throughout the US military, PacStar 300-Series has been extensively environmentally tested for reliable use in sheltered environments subject to extreme temperatures, vibration, and more. The modules incorporate industry leading commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) networking and server technologies, including Cisco routers.

PacStar Introduces 300-Series Small Communications Modules

April 27, 2017|0 Comments

Building on the successful PacStar 400-series that has been widely deployed throughout the US military, PacStar 300-Series has been extensively environmentally tested for reliable use in sheltered environments subject to extreme temperatures, vibration, and more. The modules incorporate industry leading commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) networking and server technologies, including Cisco routers.

Secure Rail 2017 Highlights Strategies to Defend Against Cyber, Physical Threats

April 18, 2017|0 Comments

Sessions featured Jim Lubcke, manager of systems solutions integration at CSX, and Steve Bowen, senior commercial business development manager at PacStar, who discussed the case study of a new, small form factor deployable network monitoring and analysis solution used to analyze CSX's wayside PTC network.

Testing of comms management tool (PacStar IQ-Core Software) shows positive results

April 5, 2017|0 Comments

In a study of signal brigade soldiers, operators were able to configure and manage tactical communications systems 10 times faster and with nine times fewer errors using PacStar IQ-Core Software, as compared to comparable manual methods.

PDX Cyber Camp is back this year to jumpstart student interest in security jobs

March 29, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Miller, CEO of PacStar, shares why her advanced communications company is getting behind this summer camp.

Proud sponsor of PDX Cyber Camp 2017

March 13, 2017|0 Comments

PDX Cyber Camp 2017 is a week-long summer camp designed to give students hands-on, introductory experience to cybersecurity principles and policies. The camp, organized and managed by a team of high school students, educators and industry professionals, will be held in three locations during the week of Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21.

PacStar Perspective: Creating a Stable Infrastructure for IP-Based Train-Control Technology

March 2, 2017|0 Comments

Advanced IP-based networks are moving railroads into the future. With greater control and faster communication, these technologies have the potential to improve system reliability and allow problems to be detected and resolved sooner.

PacStar appoints ZeroAlpha as UK supplier

February 20, 2017|0 Comments

ZeroAlpha Solutions has been appointed as exclusive supplier for Pacific Star Communications' military grade communications equipment for the UK market, the company announced on 15 February.

Army Integrates New WIN-T Software Interface

February 2, 2017|0 Comments

To learn more about how PacStar’s IQ-Core Software is enhancing interoperability between various elements of the US Army’s WIN-T network, read this full article from Defense Systems.

Improving Reliability At The Network’s Edge

February 1, 2017|0 Comments

PacStar, and partner Oceaneering International, Inc., are helping enable remote monitoring of critical infrastructure and processes at the network’s edge. To learn more about the industries benefiting from these rugged technologies, read this full article by PacStar’s, Steve Bowen, and Oceaneering’s, Mark Stevens.

Blog: Secure Wireless Warfighter Comms Available When Troops Need Them Most

January 30, 2017|0 Comments

To learn more about the secure wireless warfighter communications currently available to US troops, read Signal Magazine’s featured blog post written by PacStar’s Chief Technical Officer, Charlie Kawasaki.

TacComms Improve with PacStar

January 27, 2017|0 Comments

To learn more about the results of the PacStar IQ-Core Software usability study, check out this feature on MilSat Magazine.

TacComms Configuration and Management Improves With PacStar’s IQ-Core® Software

January 20, 2017|0 Comments

To learn more about how tactical communications configuration and management improves with PacStar’s IQ-Core® Software, read this SatNews article that highlights the results of an independent research study of PacStar’s IQ-Core Software usability.

PacStar Partner, Galois, Awarded Air Force Grant for Advanced Cyber Deception Technology

January 19, 2017|0 Comments

PacStar’s computer science research and development partner, Galois, Inc., announced that it has been awarded an Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) grant to develop an innovative network cyber deception technology called Prattle.

U.S. Army’s Deployed WIN-T Program Software Reduces System Management Complexity

January 18, 2017|0 Comments

PacStar's solution improves at-the-halt communications for deployed soldiers, study shows.

Rugged Systems Keep Communications Lines Open

January 15, 2017|0 Comments

To learn more about how PacStar’s rugged systems are helping keep communications lines open in remote environments, read this contributed article, authored by PacStar’s Senior Commercial Business Development Manager, Steve Bowen.

NSA ‘CSfC’ – Addressing Key US Army In-Theater Comms Challenges

November 18, 2016|0 Comments

The following article highlights how PacStar CSfC Solutions are benefitting warfighters by enabling access to classified information using inexpensive, commercial technologies. This contributed article was written by PacStar’s Chief Technical Officer and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Charlie Kawasaki.

PacStar’s IQ-Core Aims to Improve Agility and Data Sharing

November 9, 2016|0 Comments

To learn more about how PacStar’s IQ-Core Software with CSfC Plug-in is helping the US Army manage army wireless command posts, read the following article published by IHS.com.

PacStar Named 2016 Manufacturing Company of the Year

October 28, 2016|0 Comments

We are very proud to announce that PacStar was named the 2016 Manufacturing Company of the Year in our size category by the Portland Business Journal – the city’s premier business publication providing comprehensive coverage of the local economic landscape!

Army Deploys PacStar Software Across WIN-T Program

October 27, 2016|0 Comments

After announcing the delivery of 6,000 PacStar’s IQ-Core SoftwareⓇ licenses for the Army’s WIN-T Increment 1 program, C4ISRNET published the article “Army deploys PacStar Software Across WIN-T Program“, which highlights how PacStar software is improving the efficiency of network management in military command posts.

Front Line Networks Realised

October 6, 2016|0 Comments

PacStar has been selected to provide ruggedised routers, switches and servers for the US Army’s forward area networking programme.

IQ Core® Software: A Core Solution For Wireless Network Transmission Of Classified Info

September 29, 2016|0 Comments

Unifying and securing the management of wireless command posts for the US Army has led to the selection of PacStar® to integrate their IQ-Core® Software with CSfC Plug-in into the systems—as a result, the US Army enhances their ability to securely transmit classified information over wireless networks.

Data in Demand: Answering the Call for Communications

September 14, 2016|0 Comments

Modern electronics hardware and software combine in compact communications systems to meet ever-increasing demands for real-time, high-speed information sharing.