Army Increases Funding for Satellite Systems Supporting Deployable Communications

The U.S. Army has provided an additional $3.6 million in funding to cover equipment and maintenance costs of two satellite systems. The systems are:

  • secret Internet protocol router
  • nonsecure Internet protocol router access point very small aperture terminal

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSYS) won the award.

The project manager of the warfighter information network’s tactical commercial satellite terminal program is providing the funding through the Army’s $5 billion world-wide satellite systems contract vehicle.

The funding is the result of exercised options on three previously issued delivery orders from the U.S. Army communications – electronics life cycle management command.

The company will provide equipment and support for its SwiftLink deployable communications products.


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