The U.S. Navy awarded Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. a $39.2 million contract modification for specialized voice and data communications equipment. The deal, which modifies a previously awarded contract, covers production and engineering for MIDS LVT, which stands for multifunctional information distribution system low volume terminals.

Work will last to the end of 2016. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, aka Spawar, awarded the contract.

— SDBJ Staff Report