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Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times

DoD, industry and Congress all acknowledged the need for new acquisition approaches for DoD's procurement of critical commercial satellite communications capabilities. Congress even included language to encourage DoD to use new acquisition models in the fiscal 2014 National Defense Authorization Act. DoD needs to reduce cost for these capabilities and to reduce the risk of not having sufficient SATCOM where and when DoD needs it. Panelists will talk about possible new approaches for DoD to buy commercial satellite services to meet mission needs around the world.

Tags: SES Government Solutions , technology , Douglas Loverro , Justin Johnson , Tip Osterthaler , Lyle Bien

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:05pm EST
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DoD wants cheaper, faster satellite capabilities

The Defense Department needs fast, reliable, resilient satellite networking capabilities across the globe. It's wrestling with how to provide those capabilities in the face of dropping budgets.

Tags: DoD , space , satellites , acquisition , industry , Gil Klinger , Doug Loverro , MILCOM , Jared Serbu , contracting

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 05:20am EST
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