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Communication Systems & Equipment

New Zealand Ministry of Health Equips Personnel with Iridium® Services for Emergency Backup Communications

Mobile Satellite Services Will Ensure Continuity of Operations to 21 District Health Boards If Communications Infrastructure Is Disrupted BETHESDA, Md. - October 8, 2007 - As Iridium-® Satellite experiences its continued expansive growth in the area of emergency communications, the company announces that the New Zealand Ministry of Health will be relying on its satellite services to augment...

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Major Air Medical Transportation Fleets Switch to Iridium® for Satellite Communications

Iridium Achieves Dominant Market Share in Mobile Satellite Services for Air Ambulance Fleets BETHESDA, Md. - September 25, 2007 - Iridium® Satellite announced today that four major North American air ambulance and medical transportation fleets have switched to Iridium for mobile satellite communication services. Over the last two years, Iridium has surged to become the number one supplier of...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium Supplies Satellite Phones to Swedish Armed Forces for Nordic Battle Group

BETHESDA, Md. - September 12, 2007 - In an ongoing Iridium-® effort to supply critical communications to military organizations around the world, the Swedish Armed Forces has purchased Iridium satellite services for the newly formed Nordic Battle Group. Service is scheduled to be activated at the end of 2007. Through this offering, and riding on the strength of Iridium's seamless global network,...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Qinetiq Launches Iridium® Satellite-Based Global Asset Tracking Solution

BETHESDA, Md. - September 11, 2007 - QinetiQ has developed the Mobile Asset Information Acquisition (MAIA) system to provide a secure, end-to-end, asset tracking capability, and is launching it on its stand 641 at DSEi. Based on Global Positioning Systems (GPS) tracking technology, it delivers a highly flexible, worldwide service on multiple assets to single or multiple terminals. It is also the...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® and Aeromechanical Services Help Indian Air Force Pilots Break World Record

BETHESDA, Md. - September 10, 2007 - Two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots, Wing Commander Rahul Monga and Wing Commander Anil Kumar, recently completed a risky, record-breaking world flight in their tiny micro light plane with the aid of flight following and voice communications via the Iridium-® network. AeroMechanical Services Ltd. (AMS) provided Iridium-based tracking and communications...

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Iridium® Continues to Supply and Support Relief Organizations' Critical Satellite Communications Needs

Israel's Magen David Adom and New Zealand's Red Cross Opt for Iridium BETHESDA, Md. - August 6, 2007 - Iridium-® Satellite is pleased to announce that Magen David Adom in Israel and The New Zealand Red Cross, both members of the International Red Cross, have purchased Iridium satellite communications equipment for use in relief efforts. Iridium is ideal for backing up land-based, cellular and...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® Announces First Development Partners for 'NEXT'

Multi-Year Program to Launch Next-Generation Satellite Constellation Begins BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7 / -- Iridium-® Satellite has contracted with seven key partners in the beginning phase of designing and developing its Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. These first partners -- Avaliant, Boeing, General Dynamics, KinetX, MicroSat Systems, Inc. (MSI) and Trident Sensors -- will work with Iridium...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Blue Sky Network and Iridium Provide British Ministry of Defense Satellite-Based Flight Tracking and Communication Equipment for Search and Rescue

LA JOLLA, California, July 31/- Marks the first major Iridium satellite tracking purchase by a large airborne search and rescue fleet Blue Sky Network and Iridium today announced that the British Ministry of Defense is deploying Blue Sky Network's Iridium satellite-based flight tracking equipment for the Search and Rescue division of the Royal Air Force. Utilizing Blue Sky Network's D1000C and...

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Iridium® Passes First Milestone on Way to Deploying Next

RFI Released to Industry to Begin Procurement of Next-Generation Satellite Communications System BETHESDA, Md. - July 2, 2007 - Iridium-® Satellite announces it has released a Request for Information (RFI) to potential partners interested in participating in the design, development and deployment of Iridium NEXT, the company's next-generation satellite communications network. The Iridium RFI is...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Iridium® Plays Key Role in Recovering Stolen Vehicles Using Geotrac's Asset Tracking and Mapping Technology

BETHESDA, Md. - June 19, 2007 - Alberta-based GEOTrac International, an Iridium-® value-added reseller, is working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to apply advanced GPS, mapping and satellite communications technology to facilitate recovery of stolen vehicles and equipment. GEOTrac's solution uses Iridium satellites to transmit location data from small GPS modules attached to the...

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