ViaSat Awarded MIDS-LVT Lot 14 Production Order
Deliveries support international and U.S. Department of Defense needs
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 14, 2013
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) was
recently awarded a Lot 14 order valued at $21.7 million for Multifunctional
Information Distribution System - Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT) for the U.S.
Government, Australia, Oman, and Thailand. The orders resulted from a
competitive procurement through the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
(SPAWAR) and were awarded under the MIDS Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite
Quantity contract initially executed in March 2010. These MIDS-LVT airborne
terminals are for U.S. Government aircraft as well as over 50% to FMS sales.
"This Lot 14 award recognizes our exceptional delivery and terminal
maintenance performance," said Jay Kaufman, general manager, ViaSat Tactical
Data Links. "The award also extends our high-quality terminals and support
services to our growing family of international customers."
MIDS-LVT forms the backbone of the Link-16 network across the US DOD and the
international coalition. Core terminal functions include not only Link-16
data, but secure voice, and TACAN capabilities on select terminals.
About ViaSat (www.viasat.com)
ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to
virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprises, and the
military. The company offers fixed and mobile satellite network services
including Exede^® by ViaSat, which features ViaSat-1, the world's highest
capacity satellite; service to more than 2,300 mobile platforms, including
Yonder^® Ku-band mobile service; satellite broadband networking systems; and
network-centric military communication systems and cybersecurity products for
the U.S. and allied governments. ViaSat also offers communication system
design and a number of complementary products and technologies.Based in
Carlsbad, California, ViaSat employs over 2,800 people in a number of
locations worldwide for technology development, customer service, and network
Exede and Yonder are registered trademarks of ViaSat Inc.
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