Iridium picks up Pentagon contract

December 2000
RCR Wireless News;12/11/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 50, p27
Trade Publication
Reports that Iridium Satellite LLC has entered into a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to provide encrypted, global wireless service, which will allow the DOD to discuss clarified information using Iridium satellite phones.


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