PacStar wins $10 million contract with Marines

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TIGARD, Ore. — Tigard defense contractor Pacific Star Communications said Tuesday that it has won a $10 million contract to provide rugged communications systems to the U.S. Marine Corps.

PacStar says it will provide small modules capable of providing the type of communications office workers enjoy, but in remote locations or on the battlefield.

The company employs 73, 61 of them at its headquarters, and says it will add 10 or more manufacturing jobs in the next few months.

Pacific Star Communications says that the company’s annual revenue is more than $50 million.