Rockwell Collins provides satellite communications technology for teleport at Ramstein Air Base in Germany

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa 23 Jan. 2010. Rockwell Collins, through its recent acquisition of DataPath, Inc., won a three-year, $9.1 million contract to provide maintenance and field service support for the Ramstein Air Base satellite communications teleport operated by the U.S. Air Force.

Jan 23rd, 2010

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa 23 Jan. 2010. Rockwell Collins, through its recent acquisition of DataPath, Inc., won a three-year, $9.1 million contract to provide maintenance and field service support for the Ramstein Air Base satellite communications teleport operated by the U.S. Air Force.

The teleport is a Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) hub for military communications. It links military X band networks with commercial Ku band networks to enhance overall bandwidth capacity and provide network-centric, high-bandwidth capabilities to U.S. forces. Rockwell Collins designed, engineered and built the C band, Ku band and DTRACS Deployable Ku Earth Terminals at the Ramstein facility.

The award continues the company's support of the Ramstein teleport and the Defense Transportation Reporting and Control System (DTRACS). The contract calls for Rockwell Collins to provide maintenance services for the teleport along with providing remote monitoring of U.S. convoys in Iraq. The teleport will be supported by nine field service engineers.

Program Manager WIN-T's Commercial SATCOM Terminal Program at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command in Fort Monmouth, N.J., awarded the delivery order through the Worldwide Satellite Systems contract.

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