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Navy awards $732M contract for satellite ground systems

Tuesday, December 3, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Nathan Strout  |  December 2, 2019  |  C4ISRNET


General Dynamics will provide sustainment services for the ground system for the Navy’s narrowband satellite communication systems over the next decade, the company announced Nov. 27.

The sole-source $732 million contract was awarded Nov. 8 and work expected to be completed by Nov. 2029.

The Mobile User Objective System is the Navy’s next generation narrowband satellite communications system, providing secure voice, video and data communications to military users all over the globe. MUOS was built to replace the Ultra High Frequency constellation, although the new system will support the legacy system for now. According to General Dynamics, just one MUOS satellite can provide four times the capacity of the entire legacy system. READ MORE...

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