Data Link Solutions (DLS), a joint venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $478.6 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) for the production, development and sustainment of MIDS JTRS terminals.
Raytheon Co. announced that it has acquired Blackbird Technologies, a leading provider of persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC) and special operations market.
Harris Corp. has received an $18 million order from a nation in Central Asia for Falcon III® wideband tactical radios. The radios will provide advanced voice and data capabilities for the country’s armed forces on the frontline.
ViaSat Inc. has been awarded $54 million from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) for co-development and qualification of Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT) capabilities for the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS).
Elektrobit is developing an EB Tactical LTE Access Point solution (Long Term Evolution, 4G) alongside its tactical communications products and systems to enable the utilization of regular terminals designed for civilian use in military purposes. A private LTE base station solution capable for use in the field and integrated in a small size together with EPC (Evolved Packet Core) software optimized for tactical use lie at the core of the solution.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received $49 million in orders to provide a nation in Asia with enhanced tactical communications and field support.