The Honorable Ellen M. Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, meets with Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command representatives during the 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in downtown Tampa, Fla., May 23, 2018. The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference is the premiere conference for the SOF community to interact with vendors and to collaborate on delivering new technology to warfighters. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Barry Loo)
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Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, the current vice commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is nominated to take an acquisition job for space at the Pentagon. Credit: U.S. Defense Department
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein talks to Airmen from the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Nov. 4, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Credit: Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen/Air Force
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Newly Acquired Hughes Business is a Bright Spot for EchoStar

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PARIS — Satellite broadband provider Hughes Communications, which in June was purchased for $2.2 billion by satellite television set-top box builder EchoStar, increased its U.S. consumer broadband subscriber base by 2 percent in the three months ending June 30, EchoStar said Aug. 9.

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