Tag Archives: internet protocol

CenturyLink Designated as Quilt Coalition’s Internet Service Provider; David Young Comments

A nonprofit coalition of U.S. research and education networks has authorized CenturyLink to offer commercial internet services to the organization’s members under a two-year contract. CenturyLink said Wednesday it won a contract from Quilt after a competitive solicitation process for internet protocol transit providers. David Young, senior vice president of strategic …

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SSL to Provide Test Environment for USAF’s Hosted Payload Security Project; Richard White Comments

Innoflight has selected Space Systems Loral to help create a simulation environment for the U.S. Air Force to test and validate cybersecurity of hosted payloads aboard commercial satellites. The testing platform will be built to help the service branch’s Space and Missile Systems Center demonstrate concept of operations, cyber controls and scenarios for …

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Globecomm Builds IP Video, Satcom Systems for USS Gerald Ford Carrier; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has supplied multiple communications and entertainment technologies for use on board the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier as a subcontractor to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries. Hauppauge, New York-based Globecomm said Wednesday its internet protocol video system and satellite and fiber optic-based communications distribution infrastructure will provide media live …

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Cubic Unveils Radio Over IP Gateway Product; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic has released a new radio over internet protocol gateway designed for multiple applications such as military operations, energy production and emergency services. Cubic said Thursday its Vocality subsidiary developed the OPUS RoIP device that will be on display at the U.K. government’s Security and Policing 2017 event from March 7 to 9. OPUS RoIP is built with four …

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Ace Technology Partners Secures Air Force Renewal Under NETCENTS-2 IT Products Vehicle

Ace Technology Partners has secured its first one-year renewal on a U.S. Air Force contract vehicle that covers standardized networking equipment, supplies and related services. The Air Force’s decision to renew Ace Technology’s position on the NETCENTS-2 contract was partially based on the company’s record of performance of work with government and military customers over the past …

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Airbus’ Defense & Space Business to Update Comms Network of UK Navy Warships

Airbus‘ defense and space segment has received a $45.5 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to update the British navy’s warships. The Maritime Network Evolution contract covers support for 20 warships such as Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class carriers, Airbus said Tuesday. Airbus will remove obsolete equipment and serial services as …

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Kratos Unveils SpectralNet 1.2 Update Designed to Provide Automated Site Diversity Functions

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has launched an update on its network interaction analysis tool that adds automated site diversity functionality to help satellite and network operators locate backup antennas and switch between antennas without affecting a network’s quality of service. Kratos said Wednesday SpectralNet 1.2 digitizes radio frequency signals for packetized transport over …

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The Intercept: BAE Subsidiary Inks Deal to Provide UAE Internet Surveillance Tech

A Denmark-based BAE Systems subsidiary entered into an agreement with the United Arab Emirates to provide an internet surveillance product for deep packet inspection, The Intercept reported Friday. Jenna McLaughlin writes Danish publication Dagbladet Information obtained documents from the Danish Business Authority that shows BAE Systems Applied Intelligence A/S‘ contract with UAE dates as far back as December 2014. …

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DISA Clears Airbus’ Encryption Device for DoD Voice Networks

An Airbus Group voice encryption technology has been added to the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s list of approved products for deployment on Defense Department-run networks. Airbus said Thursday its ECTOCRYP Black device with R1.2.3 software offers voice communications security options not previously seen in legacy Secure Communications Interoperability Protocol systems. The platform is built with a common commercial-off-the-shelf hardware architecture that operators …

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TCS Lands Tennessee Contract Extension for 911 Platform; Curtis Sutton Comments

TeleCommunication Systems has been awarded a six-year, $20 million contract extension to continue to provide integration and management services related to the implementation of its emergency communications platform across Tennessee. Tennessee residents will continue to use TCS’ Next Generation 9-1-1 system to place calls and send emergency texts, videos and …

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Mike Maiorana, Verizon Public Sector Head, on Cyber Partnerships With Gov’t & Tech Workforce Construction

Mike Maiorana has led the public sector business for Verizon in his senior vice president role there since September 2013 and oversees the telecommunications giant’s work with agencies at all levels of government in the U.S. He is a former VP of national government sales and operations for Verizon Wireless and oversaw that business’ footprint in …

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Charlie Plummer: General Dynamics to Add New Comm Modes in Massachusetts’ 911 System

General Dynamics Information Technology will build, install and operate the state of Massachusetts’ next 911 system that the company will design to integrate geographical information system data into emergency service requests. The company intends to help emergency response personnel both map a caller’s location and then route calls and corresponding information to …

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Harris Gives FAA NextGen Demo Comm Systems; John O’Sullivan Comments

Harris has provided three demonstration voice communication systems to the Federal Aviation Administration for use in the agency’s NextGen air traffic control initiative. Under a 15-year contract awarded last year, Harris is building an Internet Protocol-based national airspace voice system for the FAA’s modernization project, the company said Wednesday. The demonstration units are …

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