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SOCOM Sticks With Leonardo For Commercial Satcom

Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Theresa Hitchens  |  May 31, 2019  |  Breaking Defense


Leonardo DRS keeps on keeping SOCOM connected.

WASHINGTON: Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is sticking with its long-time provider of commercial satellite communications, Leonardo DRS, after an open competition for up to $977 million in contract awards over five years.

Leonardo DRS is the US arm of Italian aerospace and defense firm Leonardo, with a market capital value of $6.9 billion. The firm holds a majority share in satellite operator Telespazio and a minority share in Thales Alenia Space that manufactures satellites. READ MORE...

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