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Iridium Partners With 10 Companies to Test Certus Transceiver in Various Applications; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has named 10 companies that will be the first to create products to test the application of Iridium’s Certus 9770 voice and data transceiver, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 22.

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General Atomics to Provide Army Data Terminals Under Potential $275M Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics a potential two-year, $275M contract to deliver airborne and ground data terminals designed to facilitate satellite communications. The company's aeronautical systems business will also provide program management and equipment maintenance support under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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IAP Wins Potential $177M Army Satcom Support Contract

IAP Worldwide Services will help the U.S. Army maintain satellite communications systems under a potential $177.3M contract with one-year base period, four option years and an additional one six-month option, the service branch announced Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice. Scope of work involves life cycle and depot-level support for the Department of Defense's global, joint and wideband satcom infrastructure inside and outside the continental U.S.

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Peraton Picked for GMD Comms Equipment Operations & Maintenance Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2019 — Peraton will work to operate and maintain communications equipment for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system in support of the U.S. Army’s 59th Signal Battalion over five years under a $14.9M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the GMD Secure Communications Operations …

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Iridium Certus Earns MSUA ‘Top Connected Platform’ Award; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) received an award from the Mobile Satellite Users Association during the Satellite 2019 conference in recognition of the company’s Certus satellite communications service, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8. The organization named Iridium Certus the “Top Connected Platform” as part of …

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