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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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