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September 03, 2015
Navy extends satellite support contract
New Hartford, N.Y. (UPI) Sep 2, 2015
The U.S. Navy has extended its contract to Rome Research Corporation for the provision of satellite operations and maintenance services. The extension to the Par Technology Corporation subsidiary is for one year and worth $5.6 million. The services - telemetry, tracking and satellite control - will continue to be performed at the Naval Satellite Operations Center, or NAVSOC, headquarters at Point Mugu, Calif., and center detachments at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo ... read more

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