GAITHERSBURG, Md. – UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite network solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a prime contract by the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) to provide satellite bandwidth in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, and Afghanistan. The Swedish Armed Forces is the government agency that is tasked with defending the country of Sweden and its interests.
UltiSat is one of four awardees of a Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) Agreement for Satellite Capacity over ITU-R Region 1 for the period encompassing 2017 through 2020. Under this Agreement, UltiSat is positioned to provide C-band and Ku-band satellite capacity to enable IP connectivity for forward-deployed FMV troops. UltiSat will implement and operate this project by leveraging its global network and service infrastructure, Secure Network Operations Center (SNOC), and extensive engineering and technical operations expertise.
“UltiSat is honored to be serving the Swedish Armed Forces in support of its missions,” said Moe Abutaleb, CEO of UltiSat. “Our recent win for C-Band capacity over the region of interest attests to our technical and commercial capabilities to bring cost effective solutions to FMV. We bring significant past performance and expertise in the deployment and operation of secure and reliable satellite and wireless solutions in difficult territories. Our team looks forward to supporting the Swedish Armed Forces on this important program.”
Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat provides a wide range of satellite communications products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, teleport, and mobile satellite services for mission-critical applications. UltiSat delivers high-value solutions to end users in some of the most remote and harsh locations in over 135 countries on 7 continents around the globe. With customer networks that vary from a few sites to hundreds of locations, UltiSat’s technical expertise and technology-agnostic approach ensures that our customers get the best-fit/best-value solutions. UltiSat customers include U.S. and foreign government agencies, government contractors, NGOs and multinational enterprises. For more information, visit www.ultisat.com.