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Government Security News Names FreeWave Technologies' Spartan Series a Finalist in its Fourth Annual Homeland Security Awards Competition

Spartan Series wireless radios tabbed as a leading solution in the 'Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution' Category

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, (, manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced its Spartan Series solution ( was selected as a finalist in the Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution category for Government Security News' 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition. All winners will be announced -- and celebrated -- at a gala dinner GSN is hosting at the Washington, DC Convention Center on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Details about the awards gala can be found here (

"We are thrilled to have the Spartan Series recognized as a finalist for the annual GSN Homeland Security Awards," said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer at FreeWave Technologies. "FreeWave has a strong heritage of providing extremely reliable and secure long range wireless data radio solutions and the Spartan Series emphasizes our commitment to excellence for the government and defense markets."

The Spartan Series of wireless radios incorporates the most advanced implementation of FIPS 140-2 encryption technology for secure long-range communications in the industry. The solution was designed to provide a highly secure communications link for a variety of government and defense applications, including command and control of unmanned systems. The solution offers a small and lightweight footprint that is attractive for systems where space is limited. Additionally, the Spartan solution is future-proof, offering an upgrade path to NSA Secret and Below (SaB), as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and other unmanned systems look to enhance security even further in the future. Additional product features offered by the Spartan Series include:

  • Up to 32 unique crypto keys
  • Remote capability to zeroize an individual key or all keys
  • NSA "Suite B" algorithms
  • The ability to upgrade to a DS-101 key loading interface
  • Advanced key handling architecture

The finalists and winners were selected by a panel of objective judges, according to Jacob Goodwin, Editor-in-Chief of Government Security News. "We received an extraordinary number of entries," Goodwin said. "We have carefully reviewed each entry and are now very pleased to announce an exceptionally strong field of finalists." Edward Tyler, Publisher of GSN, has invited government officials from federal, state and local levels -- as well as industry executives from across the country -- to join GSN at the awards ceremony on November 29th.

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About FreeWave Technologies

Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high performing, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission. Through engineering excellence and a relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy superior radio up-time, range and the lowest cost of ownership available. Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications. Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational success – where failure and down-time are not an option – trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that are unparalleled in the market. For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866.399.4930 or at [email protected]. Visit the company's website at ( 

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