in ,

GATR Technologies Moves to Full-Rate Production of Inflatable SATCOM Antenna for Marines

GATR Technologies Moves to Full-Rate Production of Inflatable SATCOM Antenna for Marines - top government contractors - best government contracting event

GATR TechnologiesGATR Technologies will move forward to full-rate production of its Inflatable Satellite Communications Antenna for the U.S. Marine Corps as part of the High Bandwidth Special Intelligence-Palletized Terminal program of record.

The company said Monday it will initially produce 36 terminals with X- and Ku-band capability for the Marines’ radio and intelligence battalions under a $440 million contract awarded earlier this year.

Victor Vega, Marine Corps program manager at GATR, said the selection of the company’s commercial technology for the HBSI-PT program of record works to vet the antenna against Defense Department standards.

The Marine Corps Systems Command‘s Marine Air Ground Task Force will use the 370-pound HBSI-PT configuration ISA for communications and command-and-control operations.

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about C4ISR

CenturyLink's Tim Meehan: Small Businesses Turn to NSA-Aided Antivirus Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CenturyLink's Tim Meehan: Small Businesses Turn to NSA-Aided Antivirus Tool

BAE to Help Maintain USS Jima Amphibious Ship - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE to Help Maintain USS Jima Amphibious Ship