Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) said it is participating in the US Army´s Network Integration Evaluation process by presenting a position location information-based tracking device, enhanced mobile satellite system beacon manufactured by NAL Research and exercised in the NIE “demonstration” category.
Designed to accelerate and improve the way communications technologies are delivered to soldiers, NIEs take place twice a year and are comprised of rigorous evaluations of new commercial technology. The EMSS Beacons will be outfitted on a maneuver platoon to demonstrate the operational value and utility of near real- time position and location tracking of our personnel and assets.
Iridium is a mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Its website is at visit www.iridium.com.