TYSONS CORNER, VA June 3, 2015 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has installed an Aireon air traffic surveillance payload onto a NEXT satellite for deployment using ADS-B receivers from space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
“The integration of the Aireon hosted payload to the satellite platform is a major milestone for Aireon, Iridium and the aviation industry in general, ” Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium and inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 to 2015, said Monday.
“This brings the Iridium NEXT constellation one step closer to hosting the first truly global surveillance and tracking service.”
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