Tag Archives: Africa

PAR Subsidiary Gets Navy Telecommunications O&M Task Order

A subsidiary of PAR Technology has received a potential five-year, $19.8 million task order from the U.S. Navy to operate and maintain telecommunications infrastructure at Camp Lemonnier in Africa. Rome Research Corp. will provide communications services to the Global Information Grid facility under the task order awarded through the Navy’s SeaPort-e vehicle, PAR said …

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Frost & Sullivan: DoD’s FY 2018 Budget Plan Reflects Increase in Operations & Maintenance, R&D Accounts

A Frost & Sullivan report has found the Defense Department‘s budget request for fiscal year 2018 represents a 9 percent rise, or approximately $52 billion, over the FY 2017 budget plan with significant increases in operations and maintenance as well as research, development, testing and evaluation accounts. The market research firm said Wednesday it …

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Intelsat Launches Second Satellite for C- and Ku-Band Capacity in EMEA Region

Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project designed to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Intelsat said Wednesday Intelsat 33e, the second of a planned seven EpicNG satellite project, will join Intelsat 29e to …

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Cheryle Jackson to Lead AAR’s African Operations; David Storch Comments

Cheryle Jackson, vice president of government affairs and corporate development at AAR, has been named president of the Wood Dale, Illinois-based aerospace and defense contractor’s business unit in Africa. AAR said Tuesday she will be responsible for helping grow the company’s aviation maintenance and supply chain operations across the African continent. Jackson and her team …

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Globecomm to Expand Coverage in Africa and Europe through Telesat Satellite

Globecomm will look to expand the reach of its DTH video footprint across sub-Saharan Africa and Europe through Telesat‘s high throughput satellite. Globecomm said Thursday its use of Telstar 12 VANTAGE‘s Ku-band coverage and power will help expand the company’s geographic coverage and services for customers in the media, maritime, government and Internet of …

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