AFGHANISTAN

Ultra to help Army intercept electronic communications

Work will take place in Afghanistan

Ultra Electronics’ Special Operations Technology company has won a $22.8 million contract to help the Army intercept electronic communications in Afghanistan.

Ultra acquired Special Operations Technology Inc., also known as Sotech, of Annapolis Junction, Md., in 2011 for $38.4 million. The company is part of its secure intelligence systems group.

Under the this contract, Sotech will install, maintain and provide operation services for communications intercept systems. These kinds of systems capture and analyze information transmitted over all kinds of communications systems.

Contract funds of $2 million were obligated at the time of the award.

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Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

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