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TCS Wins Army SATCOM Terminal Order Under $10B Vehicle; Michael Bristol Comments

Telecommunication SystemsTeleCommunication Systems has won a potential $14 million task order to provide three types of satellite terminals to the U.S. Army and for engineering services.

This contract is worth $1.1 million over an 18-month base period and was awarded under the Army’s potential $10 billion Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems and Services contract vehicle that was awarded in November 2012, TCS said Tuesday.

“I am excited about this order, since it is our first award on the new GTACS contract, ” said Michael Bristol, president of TCS’ government solutions group.

“We are pleased to continue to provide tactical communications and services to support the Army C4I mission.”

TCS’ Microsat family of terminals is designed with data rates of up to 6 megabits per second.

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