This article is included in these additional categories:

C4ISR | Contracts - Awards | Forces - Marines | Other Corporation | Satellites & Sensors | Signals Radio & Wireless | USA

The US Military’s DTCS “Netted Iridium” Program

For more on this and other stories, please consider purchasing a membership.
If you are already a subscriber, login to your account.
Early Iridium poster(click to view full) In June 2009, Iridium Government Services in Tempe, AZ received a contract to begin providing Netted Iridium satellite communication system to front line Marines. The program was developed to enable Marines deployed inland to communicate back to their ships, and moved on to Phase 2 as the Distributed Tactical […]

One Source: Hundreds of programs; Thousands of links, photos, and analyses

DII brings a complete collection of articles with original reporting and research, and expert analyses of events to your desktop – no need for multiple modules, or complex subscriptions. All supporting documents, links, & appendices accompany each article.


  • Save time
  • Eliminate your blind spots
  • Get the big picture, quickly
  • Keep up with the important facts
  • Stay on top of your projects or your competitors


  • Coverage of procurement and doctrine issues
  • Timeline of past and future program events
  • Comprehensive links to other useful resources