Tag Archives: SATCOM

Raytheon to Help Build New AF SATCOM System; Brian Gray Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with the U.S. Air Force to build a future satellite communications system for the military, the company announced Thursday. Under an $8.7 million contract, the company will design and demonstrate terminal components as well as help develop waveforms. The company has nearly 30 years of …

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Northrop Wins $108M for New B-2 Processors, Fiber Optic Cables; Ron Naylor Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $108 million contract to add new hardware and software to the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of B-2 bombers, the company announced Thursday. Under the contract awarded Sept. 28, the company will provide the branch with new hardware kits that include Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) …

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DISA, GSA Hand Down $2.6B SATCOM IDIQ; David Simpson Comments

Eight companies won positions on a potential five-year, $2.6 billion commercial satellite services contract vehicle managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency and General Services Administration. DISA said awardees will compete for task orders to provide agencies satellite bandwidth, teleport access, network management, equipment and engineering support. The Custom Satellite …

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Boeing Wins $111M For Wideband SATCOM Updates

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $110.9 million contract modification to perform satellite engineering services for the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department announced Monday. The company’s satellite systems unit will update digital channelizers on vehicles eight and nine of the Wideband Global SATCOM 7-9 constellation. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract …

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Cobham Now Owns 25% of Danish SATCOM Firm

Cobham plc. has acquired an additional 22.74 percent share in Denmark-based satellite communications firm Thrane & Thrane and now owns approximately 25.6 percent of that firm’s issued share capital. The British aerospace, defense and security firm announced Thursday it purchased the new shares from Jupiter Asset Management Limited at an estimated …

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News – Harris Corporation Completes Testing for Navy

Harris Corporation has successfully completed testing of a Satellite Communications terminal for the Navy. The SATCOM will provide personnel on surface ships access to broadband services and the Internet. Based on the contract, Harris Corporation is responsible for providing 55 satellite communication terminals. The contract, awarded in 2008, has a …

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