Project Name: Air Force - High-Tech Communications Satellites - USA
Project Status: Planning
Project Type: Parent
Project Start Quarter: Q4 2011
Project End Quarter: Q4 2014
Project Value (USD): 3100 Million
Project Sector: Satellites & Sensors
The aim of the contract is to enhance the US Air Force communication capacities by providing Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites. The AEHF system provides secure communication at data speeds 10 times faster than the existing Milstar constellation.
US Air Force is planning to purchase two Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellites.
The Air Force is in discussion with Lockheed Martin for purchase of two high-tech communications satellites. The negotiations are expected to conclude in Q2 2012 and the Air Force plans to award a contract by the end of the fiscal year.
The contract is in planning stage. The project is valued at US$3,100 million.
Project Location: 1150 Air Force Pentagon (5D712), Washington DC, 20330-155, Washington, USA, North America.
The US$3,100 million contract involves purchase of two Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellites.
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