EADS Defence & Security (DS) has been selected to deliver digital TETRA radio communication coverage for Line 2 of the Shenyang Metro in North East China. This contract follows the previous successful delivery of an EADS TETRA system for metro Line 1. Shenyang Metro is a key project in the 11th five-year plan of the Liaoning province, and it is to become the first metro in the province and in Northeast China.

As the system supplier, EADS DS will provide 20 additional TB3 TETRA base stations and five dispatcher stations, fully integrated into the existing TETRA system. In addition, 430 TETRA radios will be delivered. The company will install the equipment and also provide training and technical support services. At the same time, it will join forces with the system integrator, Shenyang Neusoft Co. Ltd., to develop data applications that use the TETRA system and meet the special needs of metro operations. Deliveries will begin in the 3rd quarter of 2010 and the commencement of service is expected to be at the end of 2011.

“After a thorough review and comparison, we decided to continue cooperation with EADS Defence & Security. We believe that based on the quality products, rich experience and expertise of EADS DS, 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.,” said a spokesperson for Shenyang Neusoft Co. Ltd.

“Our recent wins in Northeast China demonstrate EADS Defence & Security’s strength in satisfying the unique needs that public transportation companies have for radio communications and in providing secure, reliable systems,” said Galvin Wong, Head of EADS Secure Networks in Asia Pacific. “EADS is committed to its role in 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.”