Press Release

Rockwell Collins Sells Military Ground-Based Satellite Communications Portfolio

By SpaceRef Editor
July 28, 2014
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Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) today announced it has completed the sale of its satellite communications business. The business, which designs, manufactures and services ground-based satellite communication systems primarily for military customers, will be renamed DataPath, Inc.

“This transaction is part of a strategy to reshape our Government Systems portfolio to align with the changing dynamics of the defense environment, and focus on core products that will fuel future growth for the company,” said Rockwell Collins CEO and President Kelly Ortberg.

The sale includes operations in Duluth, Georgia, and Stockholm, Sweden, and includes approximately 365 employees.

About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management is delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit


Rockwell Collins Media Contact:
Pam Tvrdy, 319-295-0591
Rockwell Collins Investor Contact:
Ryan Miller, 319-295-7575
DataPath, Inc. Contact:
David Ingram, 678-909-4664


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