ViaSat to produce STTs for attack helicopters

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has awarded ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) a contract for the production of approximately 90 Link 16 Small Tactical Terminals (STT) for the Lots 5 and 6 of the AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter production line, the company said.

The AH-64 Apache is a multi-role combat helicopter and is used by the US Army and a growing number of international defense forces. STT full-rate production contract will cover Apache helicopters for the next two years.

ViaSat brings real-time combat communications and network interoperability with its two-channel, software–defined STT.

ViaSat ensures consumers, businesses, governments and military personnel have communications access on the ground or in-flight.