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ViaSat Inc. has received orders in excess of $11 million for Joint IP Modem Network Control Centers (NCCs), remote modems, and Joint IP Modem enhancements. These production contracts enable the Department of Defense to complete its roll out of interoperable network services to warfighters from teleports and Strategic Tactical Entry Points (STEPs). In addition, the orders include further development of the Joint IP Modem to enable efficient regional connectivity within a larger global network footprint. These awards follow successfully deliveries against previous contract obligations.
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has completed thermal vacuum testing for the Navigation Payload Element (NPE) of the GPS III Non-Flight Satellite Testbed (GNST).
Satellite equipment provider Newtec, has supplied a VSAT system and IP satellite modems to Burkina Faso, enabling flexible satellite connectivity for the municipal and legislative elections.
Cambridge Consultants has been selected by Iridium Communications Inc. to play a key role in the deployment of Iridium NEXT, the company’s second-generation satellite constellation, expected to begin launching in early 2015.
XTAR LLC, the first U.S. commercial provider of satellite services in the X-band frequency, announced that it has gained a significant segment of the growing airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (AISR) market over the last 12 months. These contracts represent more than 100 MHz of bandwidth and are valued at more than $8 million.
MITEQ has announced that the company’s president, Howard Hausman will deliver a 40 minute workshop at EDI CON 2013 titled, “Applications of Fiber Optic Links in RF and Microwave Systems” to the audience of RF, microwave and high speed digital designers attending this premier event in Beijing, China.
Boeing recently achieved two important milestones on the U.S. Air Force Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program, which will provide protected wideband satellite communications among ground and airborne terminals for the command and control of U.S. nuclear forces.
RuSat is launching a new satellite broadband service using Newtec’s latest VSAT hub and end-user terminal technology.
Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company's role in the vital military and civilian navigation network.
Beam Communications Pty Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Beijing Marine Communications & Navigation Co. for the supply of an initial $1 million of Beam Inmarsat marine satellite terminals.
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