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PAETEC to Provide Voice, Data, Internet Communications to Fort Detrick, Md.

PAETEC (NASDAQ: PAET) has been awarded a five-year contract by the U.S. Army to provide voice, data and secure Internet access network services to Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md. Fort Detrick is home to the Army’s Medical Research and Materiel Command and Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, which researches and develops medical solutions to biological …

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ARINC Extends Contract with Global Satellite Comm. Provider

ARINC has renewed and extended a contract agreement with Vizada, the world’s largest independent satellite communications provider. The firms will provide Classic Aero voice and data services over Inmarsat‘s I-4 and I-3 satellite networks. The work relationship spans two decades and includes the provision of both fixed and mobile satellite services to government aviation customers. …

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BAE To Design, Integrate Navy C4I Communication Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems’ technology solutions and services business a $17, 999, 247 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support shipboard C4I electronic communication systems. BAE will design, integrate, test, and provide training and certification of the systems. Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Md., and is expected to be …

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General Dynamics Wins Follow-On $3.7B Army Hardware, Software IDIQ

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit  has won a $3.7 billion U.S. Army indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide hardware and software to the U.S Defense Department. The five-year award can include orders for computers, laptops, radio and other communications equipment, server platforms, routers and other items. The company may also provide system integration, …

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Lockheed Awards Harris $16M Networking Radio Order for Army WIN-T Program; Sheldon Fox Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a $16 million follow-on contract to Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to supply more than 100 highband networking radio systems for the U.S. Army‘s warfighter information network – tactical‘s increment 2 program. The HNR system uses directive beam technology to enable high throughput over long …

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SAIC Wins $45M to Plan, Manage Airborne Communications for Tactical Navy Operations

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has won a $45 million follow-on task order by U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to provide technical, engineering and logistics support to NAVAIR’s air combat electronics program. The company will plan and manage voice and data communication among aircrew in support of tactical and strategic operations. SAIC will …

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Kratos to Support DHS with Infrastructure Security Systems; Goodwin Comments

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) has won a contract to install a surveillance and security system at a high priority infrastructure transportation site in the U.S. The system design includes solar-powered thermal imaging cameras at various sites throughout the transit network and other infrastructure and includes a wireless …

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Raytheon to Establish 20-Site Interoperable Public Safety Communications System

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will design, equip and install a 20-site interoperable communications system, which will provide seamless communications for public safety and municipal services across more than 700 miles. The compnay’s P25 digital land mobile radio system will provide more than 100 channels with voting, multicast and simulcast technologies for …

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Alion’s Peter Jacobs on Emerging Trends in Communications

Alion VP of  Communications and Marketing Peter Jacobs spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the emerging trends he sees in the marketing and communications areas. “I’m going to be the contrarian here, because I’m less excited about social media than some of my colleagues in B2B or B2C companies, ” he said. …

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L-3 Snags GPS Capability Deal from Army

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) won a four-year contract from the U.S. Army to create GPS capabilities to its fielded Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS) equipment. According the Department of Defense, “IPADS is a high-performance, highly accurate system used for precision surveying and navigational requirements on today’s battlefield. Under …

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