LeidosÂ has awarded DataPathÂ a subcontract to provide hardware and software Integration servicesÂ for aÂ National Science Foundation-managed government communications programÂ in the Atlantic region.
DataPath said Monday it will integrate theÂ MaxView network monitor and control application with equipment forÂ a geosynchronous communications satellite earth terminal toÂ be built at the McMurdo Station, which serves as the logistics hub of the U.S. Antarctic Program.
The company will also incorporate a terminal satellite contact automation tool for the the Ross Island Earth Station into the program’s MaxView Enterprise environment.Â The RIES construction project is part of the McMurdo Commercial Satellite Communications Modernization program and will implement a new system designed to meet or exceed the output of a 13-meter class antenna.
The antenna will be installed approximately 1,500 feet from the station’s primary equipment room.
Leidos is contracted to manage USAP’s communications ground network that supportsÂ satellite ground terminals located inÂ New Zealand and at McMurdo, Amundsen-Scott Palmer stations.