INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE) is the leading defence telecommunications and electronics systems provider in Greece, which specialises in the design, development and manufacturing of products that incorporate modern technologies in a wide range of applications.
The company offers solutions that include command, control and communication systems (C³I), encryption devices, missile electronic components, tactical communication systems, surveillance, reconnaissance and security systems, hybrid electric power and electric energy storage systems, and software for military applications and testing equipment.
IDE contributes to international development and production programmes, as well as overseas co-operations for the production and export of defence equipment and is a registered member on NATO's vendor list.
The company's products and services are deployed in Cyprus, France, Germany, Luxembourg (NSPA), Libya, Sweden, the UK and US.
IDE's tactical-wideband communications products cover the specific needs of the defence sector, and are already successfully operating in various land platforms in short, medium and long-range, fixed or mobile applications.
IDE's tactical communication systems are based on extensive and proven expertise in voice-data-video transmission, advanced radio and custom waveform design, as well as communication and transmission security.
The company's tactical communications solution portfolio includes:
- Spartan: software defined IP broadband radio for secure information transfer at the tactical level
- WIWAN: an advanced IP-based tactical communications network for secure, multimedia information transfer, interconnecting deployed forces at all levels of command in the contemporary theatre of operations
- WISPR: a state-of-the-art, full programmable digital communication system that incorporates a new philosophy in vehicle and inter-vehicle communications
- Tacticon: a tactical IP communication system that provides real-time single and multi-party voice communication and data exchange services among dispersed Communication Nodes, Command Post, Field Headquarters, Tactical Operation Centres, adjacent Battalions and supported units
- Nauticon: a flexible digital communication system that integrates the internal and external communication equipment of any modern naval platform. It can be configured for distributed switch architecture for survivability as well as for physical separation of red and black information processing
Data Links and Telemetries
IDE has significant experience in the design, development, qualification, and production of missile data link and telemetry systems used either in surface-to-air (ESSM), air-to-air (IRIS-T) or ground-to-air missiles (IRIS-T SL).
IDE's innovative data link designs are based on field-proven knowledge and expertise in designing and incorporating high-tech waveforms and protocols, in addition to the extended embedded software control capability.
IDE's encryption products feature the highest level of technological advancements. The SECLINE series covers a wide range of applications, including data, fax and voice, (SECLINE a-PLUS), bulk encryption (SECLINE MBit) and IP networks (SECLINE IP).
The SECLINE series of encryption devices is designed to use specialised cryptographic algorithms, fully developed by IDE and certified by the national security authorities. Relevant research and development activities take place in state-of-the-art laboratories, exclusively dedicated for this purpose (for example, TEMPEST laboratory).
IDE has experience in systems integration for land and naval applications and can modernise platforms for land and naval systems.
Integrated solutions offered by IDE include:
- VSAT CRONOS: a secure, autonomous transportable VSAT (very small aperture terminal) system supporting communications for mobile units, headquarters, peacekeeping missions as well as other special contingencies
- WiTAC3S-L (wireless integrated tactical C3 system, land): a military-of-the-shelf (MOTS) integrated tactical communication suite suitable for upgrade or mid-life modernisation of existing customer vehicles
- WiTAC3S-N (wireless integrated tactical C3 system, naval): a military-of-the-shelf (MOTS) integrated tactical communication suite suitable for upgrade or mid-life modernisation of existing customer vessels
- iDEFENDER: An integrated solution for optimised surveillance and critical infrastructure protection addressing the management and mitigation of physical security threats
Hybrid Power Systems (HPS)
IDE offers a series of electric power conversion, storage, management and cost saving products to supply environmentally safer energy.
Thorough research and consistent evaluation of critical technological and economical parameters has led to the development of the HPS family, which lead to an early return of investment related to conventional off-grid systems.
A growing range of products is complemented by custom-made solutions for any demanding requirements.
IDE continuously monitors the emerging and evolving security threats and vulnerabilities in the fields of critical infrastructure and border surveillance and provides state-of-the-art technology development and integrated solutions for public safety and disaster relief agencies.
One of IDE's core competencies is the multi-sensor, multiplatform, multi-system integration for security specific applications and technologies.
Moreover, IDE specialises in:
- Comprehensive command and control
- Common information picture composition for tactical, operational and strategic levels of command
- Information exploitation and dissemination
- Mission planning
- Multi-sensor information fusion
- Threat assessment
- Physical security information management (PSIM) integration
- Training and simulation
IDE provides services dedicated to calibration, design and engineering development, power amplifier design, manufacturing, software engineering, test systems engineering, verification / qualification, after-sales support, knowledge transfer and training.
Combining experienced personnel, specific industry knowledge and the latest technology achievements, IDE ensures high-reliability and quality services that meet and exceed customer requirements.
IDE has a long and successful history in industrial cooperation programmes for the international defence sector marketplace. The company has supplied advanced equipment, provided professional services or delivered complex turnkey projects to defence industry groups, organisations and national armed forces.
The company's experience and know-how in defence applications are enhanced through its involvement in new programmes and have established IDE as a key company in the domestic and international defence systems development and production market.
The company is currently successfully involved in the manufacturing of numerous major defence systems and products, in cooperation with defence industry leaders such as Boeing, Diehl BGT Defence, Kraus-Maffei Wegmann, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Saab, Thales and Zeiss Optronik.