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August 9th, 2012

Rome Research Corp... A GIG Gig (SATCOM)

[SatNews] Rome Research Corporation (RRC), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR), has announced that the U.S. Navy awarded...

...the company a contract to provide Teleport Commercial Satellite Terminal services at the Global Information Grid (GIG) facility in Lago Patria, Italy. The value of the contract is $6.8 million. RRC operates similar facilities for the Navy at Chesapeake, Virginia, and for the Army in Landstuhl, Germany, and at Camp Roberts in California.

The GIG is the global network of information capabilities, processes and personnel for collecting, processing, storing, disseminating and managing information on demand for use by military commanders, policy makers and support personnel. The grid supports Department of Defense (DoD), national security and related intelligence community missions and functions (strategic, operational, tactical and business) in war and in peace. The GIG provides capabilities to operating locations that include bases, posts, camps, stations, facilities, mobile platforms and deployed sites. It also provides interfaces to coalition, allied and non-DoD users and systems.