Airbus provides secure and encrypted communication technology to Mongolian government

Published: 29 October, 2020

Ulaanbaatar, 29th October 2020 Airbus has come together with a local partner Vertexmon to provide a complete Tetra digital radio communication solution to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar.

The Tetra system will replace the current analogue system and is designed to cover and ensure the security of governmental operations in the capital city. It comprises of a core switch, base station, dispatchers, radio handsets and secure programs. The implementation of the network will start at the end of 2020.

“We are honoured to gain a new customer and pilot such a project in Mongolia” says Marko Tiesmaki, Head of the Asia-Pacific region for Secure Land Communications at Airbus. “In the flourishing Asia-Pacific region more and more companies and institutions are turning to us for our secure communications solutions, as they have proven to be the most resilient” he continues.

Airbus’ local partner, Vertexmon, provides technical consulting and infrastructure-related solutions. For this project, the company acts as an intermediary between Airbus and the Mongolian government.


Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019, it generated revenues of € 70 billion and employed a workforce of around 135,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Secure Land Communications (

Secure Land Communications (SLC), an Airbus programme unit, offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions enabling its customers to gather, process, and deploy intelligence. Its portfolio is tailored to the needs of professionals from Public Safety and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). It includes infrastructures, devices, applications and services based on Tetra, Tetrapol and Broadband technologies. As the European leader and a key international player, SLC has customers in more than 80 countries and employs around 1,185 people in 16 countries.


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