Global Defense & Security

Unrivaled protection starts with unparalleled connectivity.

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When it comes to national defense, connectivity is mission critical. Cambium Networks delivers field-proven wireless broadband connections for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure deployments.

Our defense broadband solutions are the most broadly deployed COTS+ Microwave applications in recent U.S. military operations. Fully vetted by the national government, all our products have up-to-date requisite security and frequency certifications, and they comply with rugged MiL-SPEC requirements.

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PTP 700: Unrivaled Protection Starts with Unparalleled Connectivity


  • The PTP 45700 Beam Steering ODU with integrated Smart Antenna provides electronic beamforming for easy tactical installation and best-in-class interference mitigation. Find out more.
  • PTP 700 is the most broadly deployed, battlefield optimized, COTS+ (commercial off-the-shelf + MIL-SPEC), turnkey tactical radio system. 
  • Efficient with low life cycle costs and total cost of ownership. 
  • The most highly reliable in the industry, offering agencies maximum value and affordability compared to any other system.
  • Simple to install, operate and maintain. It can be quickly deployed by a two-person team in 30 minutes. 

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GDS Blog Posts and Press Releases


Cambium Networks Builds Global Defense & Security Momentum

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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 14, 2024 – Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of networking solutions, today announced that its fixed wireless infrastructure solutions continue to evolve and support broadband applications for national defense, federal and civilian agencies, public safety, and national law enforcement. Cambium Networks delivers field-proven wireless connections for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure deployments.
Read More Cambium Networks Builds Global Defense & Security Momentum

PTP 700 Frequency Hopping

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Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO) is a unique capability offered by Cambium Networks that optimizes link performance by automatically sampling and changing channels to avoid interference without affecting link service. DSO…
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Align Tactical Defense Communications in Seconds with Integrated Smart Antenna from Cambium Networks

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., September 26, 2023 – Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of networking solutions, announced today the new PTP 700 Beam Steering outdoor unit (ODU) with an integrated smart antenna that enables antenna alignment in seconds and high level interference mitigation to provide secure communications in hostile environments. The Beam Steering ODU significantly reduces link setup time by automatically and precisely steering the antenna radiation pattern.
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Cambium Networks Delivers Secure Fixed Wireless Broadband Solutions for Defense and Public Safety Applications

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., August 15, 2023– Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of networking solutions, today announced strong results from its GDS practice and that its fixed wireless infrastructure solutions continue to evolve and support broadband applications for national defense, federal and civilian agencies, public safety, and national law enforcement. Cambium Networks delivers field-proven wireless connectivity for military battlefield, border, garrison, and infrastructure deployments.
Read More Cambium Networks Delivers Secure Fixed Wireless Broadband Solutions for Defense and Public Safety Applications

Getting the Message Across: Cambium Networks’ Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO) Ensures Clear Communications in the Harsh Environments

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A fundamental concept related to any wireless communications system is spectrum availability. In most traditional microwave systems, a stand-alone spectrum analyzer was required to verify spectrum availability, track interferers, and…
Read More Getting the Message Across: Cambium Networks’ Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO) Ensures Clear Communications in the Harsh Environments

Capabilities and Certifications


  • FIPS 140 cryptographic certification
  • NTIA and JF-12 spectrum certification
  • Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO)
  • Full-time spectrum analyzer
  • High spectral efficiency at 10+ bits per hertz
  • Simultaneous IPv4 and IPv6 
  • 1588v2/SyncE
  • LPI/LPD capabilities
  • 4.4 GHz to 5.9 GHz and 7.125 GHz to 8.5 GHz
  • MIL-STD-810
  • Up to 450 Mbps throughput
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High Performance, Rapid Tactical Deployment


When it comes to global defense and security, connectivity is mission critical. Cambium Networks delivers field-proven wireless connections for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure deployments.

Our solutions are designed to support rapid tactical deployment. The PTP 45700 Beam Steering ODU maximizes gain through beamforming and reduces system cost, weight, and complexity, compared to mechanical positioners.

Our solutions are the most broadly deployed COTS+ Microwave applications in recent U.S. military operations. Fully vetted by the national government, all our products have up-to-date requisite security and frequency certifications, and are tested to MIL-SPEC requirements.

Contact Cambium today for support designing your defense network.

Applications for Fixed Wireless and Wi-Fi Connectivity


  • Voice and video connectivity
  • Video surveillance
  • Leased-line replacement
  • Drop-in communications
  • Telemetry and LMR backhaul
  • Network redundancy
  • Remote office connectivity
  • Disaster recovery

Proven Technology that Combines High Performance and Efficiency


  • High capacity multi-gigabit throughput for clearer video and more locations to a central hub and support growth
  • Support for high capacity devices (cameras)
  • Best in class latency for video and LMR applications
  • Frequency agile to get best use of limited spectrum
  • Spectrally efficient: Allows for reuse of frequency, using half the spectrum of alternative options

Excellence in Wireless Communications


Cambium Networks was founded in 2011 as a spin-off of Motorola Solutions. Since then, Cambium Networks has delivered over 12 million radios to over 150 countries. Cambium’s global defense and security team brings commercial agility to fulfill the unique requirements of the defense space.

Simple – A nomadic, turnkey and toolless wireless networking kitted solution makes installation fast, and integrated deployment-planning software helps optimize network performance

Capable – Wideband radios cover 4400 to 5875 MHz (45700) and 7125 to 8500 MHz (78700), enabling one core radio to perform many missions

Scalable – Modular components enable you to ramp from small tactical networks to dense garrison applications

Efficient – Centralized management with cnMaestro provides a real-time view of the entire network under a single pane of glass

 

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Proven Performance


Field proven wireless communications for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure applications. Cambium Networks brings the flexibility and ruggedness needed in a battlefield-ready radio – and are first to do so in both traditional and non-traditional frequency bands. Our wideband point-to-point and multi-point microwave solutions for strategic and tactical (battlefield) applications include:

  • Over 12 million radios delivered to 150+ countries
  • Currently deployed in support of multiple Federal Agency and Department of Defense Programs of Record (PORs)
  • Anti-jam capabilities with Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO) and full-time spectrum analyzer

Federal Civilian


Cambium Networks offers secure and reliable wireless solutions for video surveillance and two-way radio backhaul to support seamless connectivity across vast tracts of federal land, including extremely challenging remote environments that experience severe weather. 

With one robust, rugged and reliable wireless network, you can support multiple applications, including: voice, data, video surveillance, network redundancy, search and rescue, disaster response and recovery, and more.

Contact Cambium today for support designing your defense network.

Public Safety


Cambium Networks offers secure and reliable wireless solutions for video surveillance and two-way radio backhaul to support seamless connectivity across vast tracts of federal land, including extremely challenging remote environments that experience severe weather. 

With one robust, rugged and reliable wireless network, you can support multiple applications, including: voice, data, video surveillance, network redundancy, search and rescue, disaster response and recovery, and more.

  • LMR Backhaul – (LMR Linkplanner)
  • Video Backhaul
  • Leased line replacement/Backup circuits/mission critical redundancy  

Contact Cambium today for support in designing your public safety network

National Law Enforcement


Cambium Networks offers secure and reliable wireless solutions for video surveillance and two-way radio backhaul to support seamless connectivity of mission critical areas of responsibility for border security and situational awareness using technology optimized to support high capacity/low latency requirements for next-generation surveillance cameras, radars, and sensory applications.

With one robust, rugged and reliable wireless network, you can support multiple applications, including: voice, data, video surveillance, network redundancy, border patrol, disaster recovery and more.

Contact Cambium today for support designing your defense network.

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Why Cambium Networks

Simple – A nomadic, turnkey and toolless wireless networking kitted solution makes installation fast and integrated deployment-planning software helps optimize network performance

Capable – Ultra-wideband radios cover 4400 to 5785 MHz (45700) and 7125 to 8500 MHz (78700) enabling one core radio to perform many missions

Scalable – Modular components enable you to ramp from small tactical networks to dense garrison applications

Efficient – Centralized management provides a real-time view of the entire network

Unrivaled Protection Starts with Unparalleled Connectivity

Get the details on the PTP 700

  • FIPS 140-2, NTIA, MIL-STD-810G, IPv6, 1588v2 / SyncE (LTE-ready)
  • 4.4 GHz to 5.9 GHz and 7.125 GHz to 8.5 GHz
  • Up to 450 Mbps throughput

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Certifications

  • FIPS 140-2
  • NTIA SPS
  • JF12 spectrum certification
  • Multiple layers of FIPS-validated security including physical, certificate, and over-the-air-rekey security
  • All hardware and ancillary items TAA Compliant
  • MIL-STD-810H

Proven Performance for Defense Broadband

Field proven wireless communications for military battlefield, border, garrison and infrastructure applications. Cambium Networks brings the flexibility and ruggedness needed in a battlefield-ready radio – and are first to do so in both traditional and non-traditional frequency bands. Our Ultra-Wideband point-to-point and multi-point microwave solutions for strategic and tactical (battlefield) applications include:

  • High spectral efficiency at 10+ bits per hertz
  • Anti-jam capabilities with Dynamic Spectrum Optimization (DSO) and full-time spectrum analyzer
  • Traffic flow security
  • Dynamic Asymmetry, manually shape your traffic load, or let our intelligent radios manage it for you

Learn more about tactical and fixed permanent microwave

Don’t just take our word for it…

National defense wireless network for United States Air Force

We routinely deploy with numerous radio types to ensure we are prepared to support any mission set. We always include our Cambium Networks radios because we know they will always work, even when the other radios do not.

– USAF

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