PeratonÂ has received a 20-monthÂ other transaction agreement to develop, engineer and integrate aÂ satellite ground terminal system to support the U.S. ArmyâsÂ tactical space defense mission.
The companyÂ said TuesdayÂ it will be theÂ prime contractor for research and development ofÂ the station prototype designed to work with military satellites in low-Earth orbit.
Stan Kekauoha, vice president for national security space at Peraton, said the contract builds on the companyâs experience providing cyber, communications, intelligence, electronic warfare and space technology platforms to the U.S. military and intelligence community.
The Air Force Space and Missile Center’s Space Enterprise Consortium awarded the OTA.
Work will primarily take place in Herndon, Va.