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Northrop Team to Bid for Australian Military Satcom Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 1, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced a joint bid team with ViaSat and Optus for Australia’s military satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said it will offer a network management system compatible to the Wideband Global SATCOM system put to use by ...

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Rick Lober: Hughes Tests HD Video Capability Via Satcom Helicopter

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Hughes and its industry partners performing a test transmission of high-definition video via satellite from a rotary wing aircraft. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes, indicated that the exercise ...

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Harris Receives New Order for Multiband SATCOM Terminals from Army


TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has landed a fresh order for X-band and X-/Ka-band satellite communication terminals worth $45 million from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said the contract under the military branch’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program includes electronics equipment and ...

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Inmarsat to Lead Mobile SatCom Tech Feasibility Study for ESA

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Inmarsat has forged an alliance with the European Space Agency to expand and promote mobile satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Under the public private partnership deal, the company said it will head a $6.5 million-funded study to look into the viability of ...

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Raytheon Picks L-3 SatCom Terminals for Australian Order


TYSONS CORNER, VA May 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) picking L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) to supply its WGS-compatible satellite communications terminals, support equipment and related training for the Australian Defense Force. L-3 said Tuesday the contract is a follow-on from an original ...

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L-3 Acquires RF Microwave Tech Maker Miteq for $41M; John Mega Comments

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased radio frequency microwave technology manufacturer Miteq for $41 million and will create a new business that will operate under the name L-3 Narda-Miteq. The transaction will combine Miteq’s RF microwave products and solid-state satellite communications components with similar technologies made by L-3’s Narda Microwave East company that is based in Hauppauge, ...

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Kratos Lands Satcom Ground Equipment, Services Contracts

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has won $40 million in contracts from three unnamed customers to provide ground-based satellite communication products and services. The orders are for satcom terminals, command and control systems, and related support, Kratos said Tuesday. San Diego, California-based Kratos also offers satellite and terrestrial network management, ...

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Mike Jones: Rockwell Collins Lands New Navy Airborne Radio Delivery Contract

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Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will deliver additional software-defined radio systems to the Naval Air Systems Command under a new four-year, $420 million contract. The ARC-210 radio is designed to provide landing system UHF data link, SATCOM integrated waveform and combat net radio capabilities, Rockwell Collins said Monday. Mike Jones, vice president and general ...

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Navy Increases Harris’ SATCOM Terminal Contract Ceiling to $250M; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will deliver 120 shipboard satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Navy under an eight-year, $133 million contract. This award increases the total potential value of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant contract to more than $250 million through 2022, Harris said Monday. Ed Zoiss, vice president ...

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Lockheed Awarded $105M for Air Force SATCOM Logistics

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $105,083,207 contract modification to help operate and sustain two satellite communications systems for the U.S. Air Force. This modification covers the fourth option year of a cost-plus-award-fee contract for Milstar and the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Defense Department said Friday. Orbital operations and ...

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