Tag: satellite communications

NXTCOMM Creates Unit to Support Military Antenna Tech RequirementsNews

NXTCOMM Creates Unit to Support Military Antenna Tech Requirements

NXT Communications has established a defense division focused on delivering antenna systems to provide special forces and other warfighters with satellite…
Mark Dankberg Becomes Viasat Exec Chairman; Rick Baldridge to Serve as CEOExecutive Moves

Mark Dankberg Becomes Viasat Exec Chairman; Rick Baldridge to Serve as CEO

Mark Dankberg, chairman and former CEO of Viasat, has been named executive chairman at the Carlsbad, California-based communications firm and…
Telesat Books Potential $176M DARPA Contract for Blackjack Phase 2 Satellite DemoNews

Telesat Books Potential $176M DARPA Contract for Blackjack Phase 2 Satellite Demo

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Telesat’s U.S. subsidiary a potential $175.6M contract to develop and demonstrate its…
Army Seeks Info on Managed Satcom Services for Updated Sustainment NetworkNews

Army Seeks Info on Managed Satcom Services for Updated Sustainment Network

The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking for information on managed data services to support the U.S. Army’s modernization of…
L3Harris, SpaceX Book $343M in Contracts to Build Missile-Tracking Satellites for Defense ArchitectureContract Awards

L3Harris, SpaceX Book $343M in Contracts to Build Missile-Tracking Satellites for Defense Architecture

The Space Development Agency has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) and SpaceX firm-fixed-price contracts worth $342.8M combined to each provide…
Lockheed, York Space Systems Land $282M in SDA Transport Layer Satellite Delivery ContractsContract Awards

Lockheed, York Space Systems Land $282M in SDA Transport Layer Satellite Delivery Contracts

The Space Development Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and York Space Systems contracts worth $281.5M combined to provide…
Kymeta Eyes Gov’t Market Expansion With Lepton Global AcquisitionM&A Activity

Kymeta Eyes Gov’t Market Expansion With Lepton Global Acquisition

Kymeta has acquired satellite-based communications services provider Lepton Global Solutions for an undisclosed sum to strengthen its ability to pursue…
Viasat Closes $175M Common Stock Investment with Intercorp, The Baupost Group; Mark Dankberg QuotedM&A Activity

Viasat Closes $175M Common Stock Investment with Intercorp, The Baupost Group; Mark Dankberg Quoted

Viasat has closed a $175 million common stock investment from affiliates of Intercorp and The Baupost Group to expand partnership and grow…
CPI Completes Purchase of General Dynamics’ Antenna Systems Business; Bob Fickett QuotedM&A Activity

CPI Completes Purchase of General Dynamics’ Antenna Systems Business; Bob Fickett Quoted

Communications & Power Industries has finalized its acquisition of SATCOM Technologies from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The newly acquired company will operate…
DOJ Issues Asset Divestiture Requirement for CPI-General Dynamics Satcom Tech DealM&A Activity

DOJ Issues Asset Divestiture Requirement for CPI-General Dynamics Satcom Tech Deal

The Department of Justice is requiring Communications & Power Industries to sell its ASC Signal Division subsidiary and related assets in…