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AGS Provides Satellite Solution to U.S. Navy for Haiti Earthquake Relief

(MCLEAN, VA (January 25, 2010) Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) today announced that within hours of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, they initiated efforts to augment the Navy’s wideband commercial satellite communications to ships responding to relief efforts. Within 24 hours of the Haiti earthquake disaster, AGS joined forces with MTN to provide […]

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AMERICOM Government Services Completes Acquisition of AOS, Inc.

(MCLEAN, VA – (July 15, 2009) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced today that it completed the acquisition of AOS, Inc. The company, which will be operated as a division of AGS, is based in Dallas, Texas, and is a leading provider of highly secure, customized, turnkey network mobility and communications solutions, […]

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AMERICOM Government Services Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) Flies Through Critical Design Review

(MCLEAN, VA – March 18, 2009) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) and its partners Orbital Sciences Corporation and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) successfully completed the Space Segment Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) program. The CHIRP Flight Development program is designed to reduce risks in the […]

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AMERICOM Government Services Delivers Broadband DAMA Satellite Terminal to U.S. Navy Command Ship

(MCLEAN, VA – February 17, 2009) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced the U.S. Navy has accepted the in-motion satellite terminal installed on board the Seventh Fleet Command ship, the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19). The USS Blue Ridge is now connected into the Defense Intelligence Agency’s VSAT Network (DIVN), which provides the […]

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AMERICOM Government Services Signs Agreement to Acquire AOS, Inc.

McLEAN, VA – (August 5, 2008) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire AOS, Inc., engineers of secure telecommunications technologies and global network mobility.  Upon completing this transaction, AOS, Inc. will be integrated as a division of AGS. Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1988, AOS, […]

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AMERICOM Government Services to Host U.S. Air Force Payload

(MCLEAN, VA – July 8, 2008) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to host an experimental sensor on board a commercial spacecraft. The three year $65 million firm fixed price contract was signed on June 30th with the U.S. Air […]

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AMERICOM Government Services Wins Army TROJAN Contract

(MCLEAN, VA – June 13, 2008) – Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) has won a follow-on contract via a competitive tender with an initial value of $136.2 million over a five year base period in support of the U.S. Army’s TROJAN Network.  This contract also includes five additional one-year options worth $150.2 million […]

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Bill Flynn Joins AMERICOM Government Services to Lead Navy Programs

(MCLEAN, VA – May 8, 2008) – Bill Flynn, after more than 25 years of Navy experience, has joined AMERICOM Government Services, Inc. (AGS) as Director of Navy Programs in their offices in McLean, VA. Flynn comes to AGS from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) where he served as Director for the […]

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