2004 Top 100

83: Stratos Global Corp.
Top 100 Revenue: $72,162,000
Defense Revenue: $71,465,000
Civilian Revenue: $697,000
2003 Revenue: $397.2 million
2003 Earnings: $38.5 million
2002 Revenue: N/A
2002 Earnings: N/A
Number of employees: 600
Headquarters: Bethesda, Md.
Website: www.stratosglobal.com

James J. Parm, president and CEO

Mike Smith, director, government services

Ticker: N/A
Lines of business: Mobile satellite services and broadband satellite services
Major customers: Navy and Coast Guard
Major contracts/projects: Stratos is providing the Navy''s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command with leased satellite capacity for shipboard communications on Navy ships. The contract is worth $137 million.