NASHUA, N.H., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Windmill International, Inc. today announced the formation of wholly owned subsidiaries, AQYR Technologies, Inc. and AQYR International, Inc. The new entities operating out of Hollis, New Hampshire formerly conducted business as Windmill Tactical SATCOM Systems. Under the AQYR name, the company will leverage the innovation and technology developed for elite military Special Forces communications with the release of new products designed to service public sector, commercial and enterprise markets. AQYR develops, designs, manufactures and supports compact, auto-acquisition Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) and accessory products.
In the military market, the company has been nationally recognized for its innovation. The Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded the group the Tibbetts Award for its KA-10, Suitcase Portable Satellite Receive Suite designed to allow Special Operations Forces access to the Global Broadcast Service (GBS) high-bandwidth data feed anywhere, worldwide. SBA presents the awards to companies and individuals that have advanced technological innovation and economic growth.
"The formation of AQYR accelerates Windmill's ability to grow in new business sectors; allowing the company to bring rapid, next-generation communications capability to fulfill the key communication needs of Homeland Defense, First Responders and Humanitarian Relief agencies globally," said Windmill's CEO, Harry A. Pape. Mr. Pape will head AQYR's Board and Laura Z. Dion will continue leading the business activity as President of AQYR.
About Windmill International, Inc., - Windmill is a veteran-owned, small business headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire. Founded in 1988, the company has grown continuously and built an excellent reputation with its customers as a highly efficient and skilled solutions-provider. Windmill's diverse portfolio of capabilities includes: government acquisition and program management, configuration and data management services, logistics support services, systems test and support engineering, international sales and security assistance, technology innovation, and software development. Windmill provides solutions to a wide variety of customers around the world. Windmill became an employee-owned company in 2005 with the establishment of an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). This dynamic initiative ensures the longevity of the company while maintaining focus on customer service and quality and rewarding its Member-Owners for exceptional corporate performance.
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