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ISR, comms contract for SOCOM won by Viasat - News

December 29, 2022

CARLSBAD, California. Viasat Inc. has won a contract worth up to $325 million over five years to provide intelligence and communication services to U.S. Special Operations Command, the company announced in a statement.


L3Harris to acquire Viasat's tactical data link business, expand JADC2 offerings - News

October 04, 2022

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies will purchase Viasat’s tactical data link (TDL) business for roughly $1.96 billion, a move L3 Harris officials say enables the company to expand resilient communication and networking capabilities to a larger user base across multiple domains.


Tactical radio contract from U.S. Navy won by Viasat - News

August 24, 2022

CARLSBAD, California. Viasat Inc. has won a $99 million order for tactical radios from U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) as part of the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), the company announced in a statement.


Tactical data link market worth $10.3B by 2027: report - News

June 29, 2022

CHICAGO, Illinois. A new research report claims that the tactical data link market will grow from $8.1 billion in 2022 to $10.3 billion in 2027, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9%.


Viasat's new antenna designed to support deep space DoD missions - News

January 21, 2022

CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc. announced the availability of an advanced class of large-aperture antennas, which will be designed to provide enhanced space-to-ground communications for upcoming Earth observation missions, manned and unmanned missions to the Moon, Mars, and other deep space and Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives.


Cybersecurity pilot program to automate weapon systems assessments - News

October 20, 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc., a global communications company, has announced it won a Department of Defense (DoD) contract to provide vulnerability assessment testing and response support under a new pilot program focused on improving the cybersecurity and resilience of DoD weapon systems.


5G and the military: A new era of connectivity - Story

October 19, 2021

Fifth-generation wireless technology, or 5G, is poised to emerge in a big way into the defense market. While the buzz surrounding the 5G technology standard has been growing in the general public in recent years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has been trailing behind commercial entities on adopting 5G due in part to both the slower pace of the DoD’s acquisition process and the hard-to-keep-up-with pace of consumer-technology refresh. However, officials at several defense communications companies agree that it’s just a matter of time before 5G-enabled military solutions are deployed and forever change the way in which the armed forces communicate.