Matthew Nelson

Viasat Rolls Out NSA-Certified Handheld Radio Configuration; Andy Kessler Quoted

Andy Kessler VP Viasat

Viasat has unveiled a new configuration for its handheld Link 16 radio product designed to help military users communicate during ground or air missions. The National Security Agency cleared the updated AN/PRC-161 Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System – Dismounted radio technology to support communications of U.S. general purpose forces, coalition troops and members of the “five eyes” international consortium, the company said Wednesday.

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ST Engineering Subsidiary Starts Maritime Apprenticeship Program; Tom Vecchiolla Comments

Tom Vecchiolla CEO ST Engineering NA

VT Halter Marine, a U.S. subsidiary of ST Engineering, has teamed up with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to introduce an apprenticeship program to help prepare students for careers in the shipbuilding industry. "The partnership between Halter Marine and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is another demonstration of Halter’s commitment to job creation and our community," said Tom Vecchiolla, chairman and CEO of ST Engineering North America.

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