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General Dynamics Picks Iridium Satellite Handsets for Govt Agencies; Scott Scheimreif Comments

Scott Scheimreif
Scott Scheimreif

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will provide the Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite handset for U.S. and foreign government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

Iridium said Tuesday General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has selected the company in an effort to provide government agencies and service members  a secure environment for communication.

Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president of government solutions at Iridium, said the company seeks to provide location-based services and situational awareness through its satellite handset technology.

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