EADS Defence & Security selected to provide radio communications solution to the first metro line in Northeast China

21st November 2007

EADS Defence & Security selected to provide radio communications solution to the first metro line in Northeast China

-System to be built and enter service in the first half of 2010
-Deployment is to be implemented in cooperation with Shenyang Neusoft Co., Ltd
-Great benefits in terms of safety, reliability, quality of service, and efficiency

EADS Secure Networks, an integrated line of business of EADS Defence & Security (DS) has been selected to deploy a digital TETRA radio communication system for Shenyang Metro Line 1.

As the system supplier, EADS Secure Networks will provide Shenyang Metro Co., Ltd. with an end-to-end solution that includes a DXTip switch, 23 base stations and five dispatcher stations. In addition, both vehicle and handportable TETRA radios will be delivered. EADS Secure Networks will install the entire TETRA system and provide training and related technical support services. At the same time, it will join forces with the system integrator, Shenyang Neusoft Co., Ltd., to develop applications based on the TETRA system with the DXTip switch at the core to meet the requirements of metro operation. The system will support train dispatching, operation and management, and ensure personnel safety for Shenyang Metro.

Shenyang Metro is a key project in the eleventh five-year plan of Liaoning Province, and it will be the first metro line in the province and in Northeast China. Its Line 1, Line 1 extension and Line 2 are under construction, and Line 1 is planned to be completed and open to the public in the first half of 2010.

“After a thorough review and comparison, we decided to cooperate with EADS Secure Networks. We believe that based on the quality products, rich experience and expertise of EADS, as well as our strong software development capability, we will be able to provide systems and applications that meet the strict requirements of Shenyang Metro Co., Ltd.,” says Shenyang Neusoft Co., Ltd.

“Our recent wins in Northeast China demonstrate EADS Secure Networks’ strength in satisfying the unique needs of mass transit users for communications and in providing secure, reliable radio communication systems,” says Franois Begaud, CEO of EADS Secure Networks Asia. “EADS is committed to the construction of urban rail transit in China. We will continue to contribute to the development of Northeast China and the country as a whole relying on advanced technology, mature products and rich experience.”

EADS is committed to a long-term development of Professional Mobile Radio systems. Cost effective solutions, proven leadership in TETRA technology, innovative terminals and a strong local TETRA support team strengthen EADS’ leading position in the local market.

EADS Secure Networks is a world leading provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR). It is an integrated line of business of the EADS Defence & Security (DS). DS is a systems solutions provider combining military air systems, missile systems, communications and intelligence systems, global security solutions, sensor and avionics systems, as well as test and support solutions into a single effective network. In 2006, DS – with its around 23,000 employees – achieved revenues of 5.9 billion.
EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2006, EADS generated revenues of 39.4 billion and employs a workforce of about 116,000.

Shenyang Neusoft Co., Ltd., incorporated in 1991, is China’s first software company that made an IPO. Headquartered in Shenyang Hunnan New District, the Company employs over 10,000 people.
Over the past 15 years, Neusoft has grown to become a comprehensive solution provider with software technology as its core, with leadership in telecom, transportation, power, social insurance, education, taxation, securities, tobacco, broadcasting & TV, medical and health, e-government, IT outsourcing, IT technical support, etc. While integrating research, design, development, manufacturing, sales, training and service, it is also the largest software outsourcing service provider in China.

Jennifer Zhou XiaofangTel: +86 (0) 64611266-903
EADS Secure Networks

Erwan HbrTel: +33 (0)1 61 38 66 53
EADS Defence & Security

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