U.S. Army orders VSAT, baseband equipment from TeleCommunication Systems

TeleCommunication Systems received an order from the U.S. Army for $2.8 million worth of MICRO VSAT satellite communications equipment in the X-band and Ku-band.

This purchase is part of the World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle, which is worth a total $5-billion. The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program will pay for the order with TCS.

TCS delivers secured encryption, remote location networking, and broadband Internet Protocol (IP) global area networking services to commercial and U.S. Government customers. The Company provides Baseband IP Kits for rapid response, and its SNAP Baseband Packages deliver efficient service in almost any kind of application environment.

Furthermore, the Company offers the rugged SNAP VSAT solution. The multimedia communications capabilities of the SwiftLink deployable VSAT system can be used by soldiers in active combat zones to transmit encrypted voice, video, and data information over X-band, Ku-band, and Ka-band frequencies.


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