The U.S. Air Force has awarded Iridium Communications a $738.5 million contract to provide services from its new Iridium Next constellation of satellites. Announced on Sept. 16, the seven-year, fixed-price contract under Air Force Space Command’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) program calls for Iridium to continue delivering access to several services for Department of Defense (DOD) and associated DOD-approved subscribers. Iridium has supported the EMSS program for 20 ...


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