Financial terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
The awards focus on two areas:
– Improving Command and Control (C2) applications and services: Viasat will provide C2 hardware packages that support Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR), networking and cybersecurity software, and integrate those capabilities into tactical networks using 5G to improve visibility across the battlespace.
– 5G enhanced network deployment for Agile Combat Employment (ACE) operations in contested environments: Viasat will look at rapid configuration and deployment of secure 5G nodes at the tactical edge that could be required when operating in unknown battle zones.
CEO: Rick Baldridge
BUSINESS: Broadband services and technologies company
REVENUE: $2.26 billion in fiscal 2021 (Viasat’s fiscal year ends on March 31); $2.31 billion in fiscal 2020
NET INCOME: $3.69 million in fiscal 2021; ($200,000) in fiscal 2020
STOCK: VSAT on Nasdaq
NOTABLE: Viasat provides in-flight communications service to Air Force One
CONTACT: (760) 476-2200