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Latest Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below Stories

2011-06-22 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris providing programmable encryption to DoD's largest program for situational awareness in the field. Orders now exceed $100 million. New devices provide information assurance to the widely fielded FBCB2 platform. Exhibits continued Harris leadership in high-grade encryption solutions both in embedded products and stand-alone modules. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and...

2011-03-18 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received delivery orders from PM Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below totaling $71.1 million under its Blue Force Tracking 2 (BFT-2) IDIQ contract. These contracts include terrestrial internet connectivity, 24/7 support for network operations, and additional production vehicular transceivers. The next generation BFT-2 systems are designed to enable much faster situational awareness updates and higher...

2010-12-21 12:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received delivery orders from PM Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below totaling $13.8 million under its Blue Force Tracking 2 (BFT-2) IDIQ contract. These contracts include the installation and test of production satellite ground station and satellite network control center equipment as well as L-band bandwidth leasing, network ground equipment, and thousands of additional production vehicular...

2010-10-26 13:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a ruggedized tablet computer for use in tactical vehicles. The TacFleet 8 allows real-world tactical situational awareness exchanges for brigade-and-below forces on the move. "The TacFleet 8 design incorporates innovative technologies to meet the challenge of asymmetric warfare," said Rich Russell, director of Sensors, Data Links and Advanced Programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "Easy...

2010-07-21 13:59:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a $477 million IDIQ contract to supply the next generation of high speed, high capacity, low latency Blue Force Tracking (BFT) equipment to the U.S. Army as part of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) Program. In addition to being selected as the provider for this faster and more accurate command and control satellite communication system, ViaSat also received the first delivery...

2010-06-08 08:18:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a ruggedized, tactical handheld device for dismounted Soldiers. The Tactical Digital Assistant (TDA) provides unprecedented situational awareness, command and control, and blue force tracking capabilities to brigade and below forces. "The Lockheed Martin TDA leverages our systems integration experience to meet tactical-level Warfighters' critical needs in a joint operational environment," said Rich Russell,...

2008-10-29 12:00:21

Comtech Mobile Datacom, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications, has won orders totaling $2.1 million under its indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the US Army Communications Electronics Command. According to the company, the orders are to support the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program, a battle command real-time situational awareness and control system. The orders received by Comtech are satellite network and...


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