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General Dynamics Unveils 4G LTE Public Safety Comms System at 2018 APCO Expo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is launching a new 4G LTE communications platform at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference and Expo that runs through Tuesday in Las Vegas, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday FirstRunner, which will undergo a compatibility test with …

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Unisys to Provide Software for Navy Tactical Comms Platform; Andrew Boyd Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide software development, operations and management services to the U.S. Navy for the creation of a tactical messaging system under a potential $20 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. The company …

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Peraton Adds Terrestrial Network PoPs in Push to Expand Global Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Peraton is moving to expand its terrestrial core network with additional points of presence in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions in support of transportation, utilities and other critical infrastructure and government applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the update to its …

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AT&T Launches FirstNet Distribution Program for 3rd-Party Dealers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled a program designed to help selected public safety system dealers and Alliance Channel members market the FirstNet communications platform to first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FirstNet Dealer Program aims to reach agencies that …

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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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BAE Works With AFRL, DARPA to Build AI-Powered Platform for Battle Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — BAE Systems is helping develop a platform to analyze and share mission-planning and force-tracking data between manned and unmanned aerial systems as part of a program with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Research Laboratory, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. C4ISRNet reported Friday …

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AT&T Wins DISA Comms Network Support Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a $13.7 million contract modification to provide services in support of the agency’s ultra-high-frequency/line-of-sight communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The award exercises the second option year of a previously awarded contract to AT&T …

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Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Mixed Connectivity Approach Critical for Govt. Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Network Systems‘ government solutions business, has said communication service providers should offer multiple connectivity options to public sector customers in order to address critical situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via Satellite reported Wednesday that Bardo favored a mixed …

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Alion Eyes Comms & Media Work for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 26, 2018 — Alion Science and Technology will provide communications and media support to the U.S. Navy through its position on a $34 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work on media relations, communications integration and strategy, community outreach, visual information support as …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary to Supply Radio System for Montenegro Airbase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will deliver a communications system at the Golubovci Airbase in Podgorica, Montenegro, under a contract with the NATO Communications and Information Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Park Air Systems business will supply the M7 air traffic …

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