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  • Globecomm's Dwight Hunsicker: Satellite Network Tech Could Help Meet Govt Connectivity Requirements - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Globecomm's Dwight Hunsicker: Satellite Network Tech Could Help Meet Govt Connectivity Requirements

    Dwight Hunsicker, executive vice president and general manager of Globecomm's government solutions business, has said the combination of satellite communications-on-the move and communications-on-the-move platforms could help meet the data and intelligence needs of deployed warfighters. Hunsicker wrote in an article for MilSatMagazine that satellite network technology platforms work to provide U.S. government clients with broadband connectivity […] More

  • L3 Gets Air National Guard Contract for Satcom Terminals, Training Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Gets Air National Guard Contract for Satcom Terminals, Training Services

    L3 Technologies has secured a contract to provide satellite communications terminals and on-site training services to the Joint Incident Site Communications Capability teams of the U.S. Air National Guard. The company said Monday it is scheduled to deliver 46 Hawkeye III Lite very small aperture terminals to JISCC groups in the fourth quarter of 2017. Hawkeye VSATs […] More

  • Kratos Launches Geolocation Tool for Satellite Interference Mitigation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kratos Launches Geolocation Tool for Satellite Interference Mitigation

    Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has unveiled a new geolocation platform that works to determine the physical location of very small aperture terminals in an effort to mitigate satellite interference. The satID platform comes with a time division multiple access geolocation module designed to classify, process and filter signals from VSATs and provide signal removal […] More

  • Globecomm Extends Ku-Band VSAT Network Coverage to South Indian Ocean - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Globecomm Extends Ku-Band VSAT Network Coverage to South Indian Ocean

    Globecomm has expanded the coverage of its Ku-band very small aperture terminal network services to shipping vessels traversing the South Indian Ocean. The company said Thursday the South Indian Ocean serves as a shipping route between Australia and the southern end of Africa. Globecomm's Ku-band VSAT network currently provides broadband communications services to vessel operators […] More

  • Yahsat Seeks to Expand Y1B Satellite Broadband Services Via Hughes-Built VSAT Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Yahsat Seeks to Expand Y1B Satellite Broadband Services Via Hughes-Built VSAT Platform

    Al Yah Satellite Communications has placed an order for the Hughes Network Systems-built very small aperture terminal in an effort to expand Yahsat's broadband services and other offerings delivered through its Ka-band Y1B satellite. The Hughes-built Jupiter System is a VSAT platform that integrates the DVB-S2X air interface standard through the company's second-generation system-on-a-chip, a very large […] More

  • Army Orders Additional Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems; Fred Kornberg Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Orders Additional Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems; Fred Kornberg Comments

    Comtech Telecommunications has received an additional $8.8 million order from the U.S. Army for very small aperture terminal satellite systems. The company said Tuesday its command and control technologies group will deliver Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point VSAT satellite systems to the military service. Fred Kornberg, president and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications, […] More

  • Iridium Unveils New Aviation Broadband Connectivity Product, Services Suite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium Unveils New Aviation Broadband Connectivity Product, Services Suite

    Iridium has unveiled its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services that will work to provide global data communications for business and general aviation users. The company said Monday the Iridium Certus service portfolio features a variety of products from four avionics manufacturers. Iridium Certus is designed to utilize the company’s NEXT satellite constellation […] More

  • Army Orders Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems & Associated Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Orders Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems & Associated Services

    Comtech Telecommunications has received a $13.4 million order to provide very small aperture terminal satellite systems and associated services for the U.S. Army. The company said Monday its government solutions segment will supply the military branch with secret internet protocol router and non-secure internet protocol router access point VSAT satellite equipment under the order. Comtech added the Army project manager for the […] More

  • Comtech Receives $7.6M Army Satellite Systems Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Comtech Receives $7.6M Army Satellite Systems Order

    Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has received $7.6 million in order from the U.S. Army for a set of very small aperture terminal satellite systems. The company booked the order in the fourth quarter of its 2016 fiscal year and funded orders to Comtech so far have totaled $49.5 million out of the $91.0 million contract ceiling under […] More

  • Steve Brannan: Harris CapRock Helps Satellite Operator Build VSAT Hub in Qatar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Steve Brannan: Harris CapRock Helps Satellite Operator Build VSAT Hub in Qatar

    Doha, Qatar-based satellite operator Es'hailSat has chosen Harris subsidiary Harris CapRock Communications to build a very small-aperture terminal hub to support the Qatari company’s government and corporate clients. Steve Brannan, a senior project manager at Harris CapRock, said Wednesday the business worked with multiple vendors to develop and install an “advanced” VSAT network for Es'hailSat under a tight deadline. Harris CapRock obtained a government license […] More

  • Comtech Unit Receives Order for Army Network Hardware - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Comtech Unit Receives Order for Army Network Hardware

    A business unit of Comtech Telecommunications has been awarded $5.8 million in incremental funds to manufacture terminal hardware for the U.S. Army's warfighter network infrastructure. The company's government solutions segment will supply Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point VSAT hardware to the Army under the order, Comtech said Wednesday. This delivery order falls under the Army’s […] More

  • Globecomm Builds Ground Satcom Terminals for Int'l Oil Exploration Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Globecomm Builds Ground Satcom Terminals for Int’l Oil Exploration Project

    Globecomm has built and deployed ground-based satellite communications terminals for a European company that is exploring for oil and natural gas in Iraq. The client will use Globecomm’s very small aperture terminal network to help oil exploration crews access data and voice communications in the field, the satcom technology firm said Wednesday. Globecomm says the […] More

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