Army Seeks Vendors for Cellular LTE Tech in Theater

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The U.S. Army is seeking information from industry on ways to develop a cellular wireless technology backbone for ground troops. The Army issued a sources sought notice Friday to solicit ideas on how to design and implement Long Term Evolution communications for the service’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. Potential vendors must design the technology with high-throughput...

Raytheon Wins First-ever Public Safety LTE contract, Will Deploy 15-Site Communications System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won the first competitive public safety longterm evolution contract in the U.S. For the $8.7 million award, Raytheon will design, configure and install a 15-site 4G LTE communications system over the next 21 months to serve Adams County, Colo., and the adjacent Denver community. The system will give public safety users access to next-generation broadband capabilities such...