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  • GTT Executive Chair H. Brian Thompson Lands IEEE Award for Comms Quality Leadership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GTT Executive Chair H. Brian Thompson Lands IEEE Award for Comms Quality Leadership

    H. Brian Thompson, founder and executive chairman of GTT Communications, has received an award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contributions in efforts to establish communications quality, reliability and security. The company said May 31 IEEE’s Communications Society Technical Committee on Communications Quality & Reliability awarded Thompson this year’s CQR Chairman's Award in recognition of his […] More

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    USSOCOM Picks Thales Subsidiary for Multiband Radio Sustainment Contract

    Thales‘ defense and security business has received a $9.9 million to sustain multiband radios for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will run through September 2021 and covers sustainment of the Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio family of radios. Thales’ AN/PRC-148 MBITR is designed to operate with military and commercial legacy radio systems and provide communications capacity for warfighters. […] More

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    General Dynamics to Support Air Force Emergency Action Message C2 Terminal Under $53M IDIQ

    General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has received a five-year, $53 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Air Force manage a communications terminal used to deliver emergency action messages to nuclear forces. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers on-site management, software updates, production, contractor logistics support, information awareness, travel, over and above services, field support and engineering services […] More

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    Boeing, Air Force Test Aircraft-Terminal Communications via Airborne Networking Tech

    Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have demonstrated the capacity of an airborne networking system to facilitate and secure communications between multiple aircraft and ground stations. The company said Monday its Talon HATE networking system helped F-15C pilots share information via the military’s Link 16, Common Data Link and Wideband Global Satellite Communications System during a flight test held at Nellis Air […] More

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    Cubic Units to Showcase C4ISR, Training Products Designed for Special Ops Forces

    Cubic‘s mission solutions and global defense businesses will participate in the upcoming Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Florida to demonstrate a range of C4ISR and training platforms designed for the SOF community. Cubic said Wednesday it will showcase products such as the Atlas Baseband Kit, satellite communications terminals, data links, networking systems and the Unified Video real-time streaming […] More

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    Lockheed to Integrate 3D-Printed Remote Interface Unit on 6th Air Force AEHF Satellite

    Lockheed Martin has used a three-dimensional printing system to create a remote interface unit for integration onto a military communications satellite built for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Tuesday it developed the 3D-printed aluminum enclosure to hold avionic circuits on the military branch’s sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite and reduce the amount of time required for the […] More

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    Cubic to Display Virtual Training, C4ISR Platforms at Maritime Expo; Mike Twyman Comments

    Cubic‘s global defense and mission solutions businesses will feature a variety of air combat and maritime virtual training systems alongside C4ISR platforms at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition to be held in National Harbor, Maryland, from April 3 to 5. Mike Twyman, president of Cubic’s mission solutions unit, said in a statement released Tuesday the company will also present its NextMission strategy with communications and ISR […] More

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    Rockwell Collins to Facilitate Cross-Platform Data Link Comms Under DIUx Deal

    Rockwell Collins has landed a Digitally Aided Close Air Support contract from the Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to facilitate cross-platform data link functions for mobile devices. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday it will offer an open source aggregation framework designed to support cross-platform data link communications on Android and Windows mobile devices in efforts to boost the […] More

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    Navy Selects Raytheon to Develop Networking Tech for Sensor Interconnectivity

    Raytheon has received an $11.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research to develop networking technologies that will work to boost sensor interconnectivity and integrated fires capacity for naval operations. The company said Tuesday it will build the Communications and Interoperability for Integrated Fires system in an effort to increase situational awareness for force-wide integrated air and […] More

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    Harris to Supply VoIP Comm Tech for Taiwan’s Military Air Defense System

    Harris has been chosen to provide a next-generation voice over internet protocol communication system for Taiwan’s air defense service. The company said Tuesday its IP-based Voice Communication System for the 21st Century offering will help modernize the air defense system in Taiwan and reduce the country’s reliance on traditional point-to-point communications platforms. Harris will install VCS21 systems across multiple facilities across Taiwan, including an initial 140 controller […] More

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    Northrop Delivers Fifth AEHF Satellite Payload to Lockheed; Cyrus Dhalla Comments

    Lockheed Martin has received a fifth payload comprised of anti-jamming, cyber attack protection, detection and intercept technologies from Northrop Grumman under a U.S. Air Force satellite program that aims to facilitate communications between military leaders and the White House. Northrop said Monday the payload it developed for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite will undergo space vehicle level integration ahead of the fifth […] More

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    Inmarsat-EM Solutions Team Equips Australian Maritime Vessels With Satcom Terminals

    Inmarsat has integrated EM Solutions-designed Cobra-class satellite communications terminals onto eight vessels of Australia’s department of immigration and border force in an effort to help boost the country’s communications capacity in inhospitable maritime environments. Inmarsat said Monday the satcom terminals will offer an option for users to augment capacities on government-owned satellites with commercial satellites such as the Global Xpress. EM Solutions […] More

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