Tag Archives: Army Forces Strategic Command

Army Certifies Viasat Airborne Modem for Wideband Global Satcom Network; Ken Peterman Quoted

Viasat has received Army Forces Strategic Command authorization to operate a dual-band internet modem on the U.S. military’s Wideband Global Satellite Communications network. ARSTRAT certified the Mobile Broadband Router-4020 platform for military users to connect when they perform airborne missions, Viasat said Tuesday. Ken Peterman, president of Viasat’s government systems business, said that …

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Lockheed Hands Over 5th MUOS Satellite to Navy

The U.S. Navy has assumed full operational control of the fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System satellite. Lockheed said Thursday the Naval Satellite Operations Center took control of MUOS-5 on Oct. 11 following the satellite’s on-orbit test and the delivery of equipment needed for satellite operations. The MUOS constellation of five satellites is …

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BAE Eyes Prototype Design, Test, Integration Task Orders Under Army Contract; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems is in line to provide design, test and integration support for space, high-altitude and missile defense technology prototypes to the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces Strategic Command. The company said Wednesday it will bid on task orders to provide the required services under a potential $3 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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BAE to Compete on $220M Army Tech Testing IDIQ; Tom White Comments

BAE Systems holds a position on potential three-year, $220 million contract covering assessment work for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Forces Strategic Command. The contract’s five awardees will compete for task orders to help evaluate technologies in areas such as weapons development, integrated missile defense, cyber technology and homeland …

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