U.S. Army Orders TCS Deployable Satellite Systems Equipment
[Satellite TODAY 09-08-10] Secure mobile communication technology provider TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has received antenna systems, quad band satellite emulators and other support equipment orders from the U.S. Army, TCS announced Sept. 7.
The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) will initially place $1.3 million in orders through its $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle, with a total of $3.8 million if the options are fully exercised through August 2011.
"Today’s warfighters depend on advanced technologies to supply instant access to a vast array of real-time information for their command and control communications. TCS is committed to ensuring that our systems deliver this data securely to their fingertips when and where they need it,” TCS Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions Michael Bristol said in a statement.