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2011-03-14 01:00:00

TORONTO, March 14 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Government Services Inc. (SGSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, today announced it has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 FCSA contract to provide commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) products and services to the U.S. Government. The FCSA (Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition) award enables U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD) and federal agencies to directly access the secure Stratos Government...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new share repurchase program of up to $3 billion. Through Sept. 26, 2010, Lockheed Martin had repurchased 169 million shares of its common stock out of the existing share authorization of 178 million shares. The Corporation had approximately 360 million shares of common stock outstanding as of that date. "This step, coupled with our 19 percent...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

Carlsbad, Calif. Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ --ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has deployed airborne communications-on-the-move (COTM) terminals onboard several dozen U.S. Air Force Project Liberty aircraft to support ISR operations. L-3 Integrated Systems is the system integrator for the Liberty program, which includes ViaSat ArcLight COTM terminals and secure network services. The MC-12 Liberty is a small, twin-turboprop plane, based on the Beechcraft King Air 350ER. (Logo:...

2010-07-20 23:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has added the ability to transmit multiple, high definition video feeds to its EnerLinksIII full-duplex digital data links product line. Now with integrated H.264 compression, the High Definition EnerLinksIII Airborne Modem Transceiver (EnerLinksIII HD) can simultaneously compress and transmit one or two streams of high definition video (1080p30 or 720p60), or one to four streams of standard definition video, over a...

2010-07-19 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) airborne broadband satcom services and systems are now used by more DoD customers than any other mobile Ku-band system. The communications-on-the-move (COTM) systems are supporting multiple customers and missions spanning many military programs. Over 100 aircraft are flying approximately 30 airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions each day. (Photo:...

2010-07-12 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) was awarded a contract for approximately $10 million from the National Security Administration (NSA) Maryland Procurement Office to implement Version 4 of the High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor Interoperability Specification (HAIPE® IS) on ViaSat AltaSec® inline network encryptors. The multi-year contract continues the development of HAIPE toward a more mobile, interoperable...

2010-07-09 10:25:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) has been awarded a $5.75 million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ), firm-fixed-price contract for tactical data link and satellite communications equipment and engineering support services from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C. The contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (75 percent), and the government of the Republic of Turkey (25 percent) under the Foreign...

2010-06-28 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) is providing its SkyPHY®-MSM, an advanced DVB-S2 multistream modulator IP core, to SENCORE as part of a new modulator offering efficiency and flexibility to the satellite market. The new product is designed to process multiple data streams and optimize use of satellite bandwidth to reduce equipment costs and operating expenses. The SENCORE device will be available this spring. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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