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Lockheed Gets $3.3B Air Force Operations, Sustainment Support IDIQ for Three Satcom Programs

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential 10-year, $3.3B contract to provide logistics and orbital operations support for the service’s Milstar, Advanced Extremely High Frequency and Defense Satellite Communications System III programs.

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Report: Private Equity Group Inches Closer to $3.4B Inmarsat Acquisition

A consortium led by private-equity firms Warburg Pincus and Apax Partners is close to finalizing the purchase of global satellite communications company Inmarsat for approximately $3.4B after U.K. regulators found that the deal would not hurt competition or impact national security, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

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Hughes Gets USAF Satcom Mgmt Tech Prototyping Contract; Rick Lober Quoted

Hughes Network Systems will develop and demonstrate a technology intended to manage satellite communications under a $2.2M contract from the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center. The company said Monday it will create the Enterprise Management and Control system prototype with the firm's Flexible Modem Interface to support interoperability between satcom networks.

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