LinQuest Receives $562 Million Contract From US Air Force SMC
LinQuest Corporation received a $562 million award from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to provide architecting and full life-cycle systems engineering, integration, and solutions support to the military satellite communications enterprise. The portfolio of SMC programs supported by MSEIT includes all satellites, terminals, and networks for worldwide tactical, strategic, and wideband military communications.
“We are proud to sustain our nearly 40 year heritage of helping SMC design, develop, deploy, and operate their MILSATCOM portfolio of programs. We are grateful to know that SMC continues to recognize and value our digital engineering tools and subject matter expertise as integral ingredients to their future success,” said Tim Dills, LinQuest President and CEO.
“MILSATCOM is where LinQuest began and we are honored to be selected for continued mission support. We recognize that SMC 2.0 is where our customer is headed and are prepared and excited to partner with the government as they reinvent how future space systems are designed and acquired to ensure we remain ahead of all threats to the national security space enterprise,” said Chris Beres, General Manager, Space Systems Engineering & Integration Group.