ROME, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Finmeccanica is to further develop and extend mission-critical mobile communications for Italy's police forces through a contract from the Ministry of Interior.
The Tetra PIT program is in line with the government's investment in the nation's security sector and in counter-terror capabilities by guaranteeing the confidentiality of police communications and enhancing coordination of units nationwide, Finmeccanica said.
Finmeccanica said the contract value is nearly $489 million. The term of the award was not disclosed, however.
Finmeccanica is a high-technology industrial group active in aerospace, defense and security.