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Agency:    Department of Defense--Military
Bureau:    Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Account:    Research, development, test, and evaluation, Navy (17-1319)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller Program/Budget
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOD.GOV   703-697-5131
Marine Airborne Re-Transmission System (MARTS)

1 recipient will receive $3,368,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: MARTS is used to extend the range of tactical radios in the area of operation. MARTS does this by using a tactically transportable Aerostat system, which retransmits through antennas aloft and uses fiberoptics to connect to the ground station. An Aerostat tethered at 3000 feet altitude can retransmit a signal over a 160 mile diameter.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
SAIC $3,368 For-Profit
Sterling, VA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: 108-622
Location: Line 182, Page 307
Citation Excerpt: Marine Airborne Re-Transmission System (MARTS)

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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