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Small sat payload in development with Iridium to support data transmission - News

June 24, 2021

MCLEAN, Va. Iridium Communications Inc. announced it has won a research and development (R&D) contract worth up to $30 million by the U.S. Army (Army) to develop a payload to be hosted on small satellites that supports navigation systems, guidance and control for the global positioning system (GPS) and GPS-denied precision systems.


U.S. Air Force satellite services contract awarded to Iridium - News

September 16, 2019
MCLEAN, Va. Iridium Communications Inc. announced that it has been awarded a $738.5 million, seven-year, fixed-price contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) through the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSpC) to provide unlimited satellite services from its unique Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation.