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KVH Signs 10-Year Contract with GTS for ULAD Platforms Communication

By Katie Kriz | February 18, 2014
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      KVH TracPhone V7-IP. Photo: KVH

      [Via Satellite 02-18-2014] KVH Industries has received an order from Global Technical Systems (GTS) to support a 10-year Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Ultra Light Aircraft Detection (ULAD) platforms to be used in U.S. Customs and Border Protection programs. KVH will provide communications through its TracPhone V7-IP satellite communications systems and mini-VSAT Broadband service.

      The mini-VSAT Broadband service will be used to transmit data from a mobile platform with surveillance radar and other sensors for homeland security initiatives.

      The TracPhone V7-IP allows for upload speeds as fast as 1 Mbps, and download speeds of 2 Mbps.