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Mike Jones: Rockwell Collins Lands New Navy Airborne Radio Delivery Contract

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will deliver additional software-defined radio systems to the Naval Air Systems Command under a new four-year, $420 million contract. The ARC-210 radio is designed to provide landing system UHF data link, SATCOM integrated waveform and combat net radio capabilities, Rockwell Collins said Monday. Mike Jones, vice president and general …

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Navy Increases Harris’ SATCOM Terminal Contract Ceiling to $250M; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will deliver 120 shipboard satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Navy under an eight-year, $133 million contract. This award increases the total potential value of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant contract to more than $250 million through 2022, Harris said Monday. Ed Zoiss, vice president …

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Lockheed Awarded $105M for Air Force SATCOM Logistics

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $105, 083, 207 contract modification to help operate and sustain two satellite communications systems for the U.S. Air Force. This modification covers the fourth option year of a cost-plus-award-fee contract for Milstar and the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Defense Department said Friday. Orbital …

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Air Force Takes Control of 5th Boeing Wideband Satellite; Craig Cooning Comments

The U.S. Air Force has started to operate the fifth Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) satellite in the Wideband Global SATCOM constellation after completing on-orbit testing. WGS satellite six is scheduled to be handed over to the Air Force later this year and two satellites have launched in 2013, Boeing said Wednesday. Craig …

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BAE Wins Navy SATCOM Operations, Maintenance Extension

BAE Systems has won a $27.4 million to continue operating and maintaining ground and satellite communications networks in Hawaii for the U.S. Navy. The company will perform work at the Lualualei facility and also be responsible for training and supply chain management services at three other facilities, BAE said Tuesday. …

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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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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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