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 operations. Exede and Yonder are registered trademarks of ViaSat Inc.
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