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Vespucci, Lockheed Martin's First GPS III Satellite for the U.S.A.F. is Encapsulated into the SpaceX Payload Fairing
Encapsulation of the satellite within its payload fairing serves to protect it against the impact of dynamic pressure and aerodynamic heating during its...
 
Viasat's Airborne Modem Passes Military Certification to Operate on Wideband Global SATCOM Network
modem rapidly delivers solutions that integrate into a hybrid adaptive network architecture for rapidly evolving in-flight mission and communications needs.
 
Scrubbed Just 7.5 Seconds Before Liftoff ... ULA's Delta IV Launch was Ready or Not for NROL-71 Mission
NROL-71 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today 7.5 seconds before liftoff due to an unexpected condition during terminal ...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne Preparing Power Pushers for ULA Delta IV Heavy NRO Payload Launch
The upcoming NRO mission marks the tenth operational launch of the Delta IV Heavy and the 38th overall for the Delta IV family, which debuted in...
 
Deal of Fortune: Why Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are Going All In on $33.5 Billion Merger
The combined company — L3 Harris Technologies Inc. — is expected to generate net revenue of approximately $16 billion for calendar-year 2018.
 
ATLAS Space Operations Makes Contact with FalconSat-6 Smallsat
The FalconSat-6 will serve the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Department of Astronautics, as a key component of the Academy’s capstone course for...
 
Contract for High-Power RF Amplifiers to be Fulfilled by Comtech PST
These amplifiers are used as part of satellite communications systems which provide commercial mobile airborne-to-satellite-to-ground...
 
U.S.A.F. Academy Cadets' FalconSAT-6 Smallsat Leverages Zero-G's Weightless Lab for Testing
ZERO-G Weightless Lab provides a unique opportunity allowing researchers to conduct hands-on testing at a level matching NASA’s...
 
National Reconnaissance Office Readies for Friday's Launch of ULA's Delta IV Heavy Rocket
Delta IV Heavy is the nation’s proven heavy lifter, delivering high-priority missions for the National Reconnaissance Office, U.S. Air Force and NASA.
 
U.S.A.F.'s Team Vandenberg Ready to Support ULA's Delta IV NRO Payload Launch
Colonel Bob Reeves, 30th Space Vice Wing commander, will be the space launch commander and he said Team V has put in a lot of hard work for this...
 
UltiSat to Provide Comms Services to the U.S. Government
UltiSat will provide Ku-band satellite bandwidth, network management, and program management services in support of...
 
Blue Canyon Technologies' Highly Sought After $1.54 Million Contract from DARPA for Blackjack Program
The core elements of this effort have been in the works at BCT for years and they are thrilled to be able to see them realized on Blackjack. 
 
New Radio Technology from Raytheon Automatically Selects the Optimal Frequency for TacComms
During the demonstration, dubbed ESCAPE, Raytheon swapped out two existing radios on a Navy RQ-21A Blackjack for the company's X-Net ...
 
Boeing Awarded Contract for More than $383 Million for Protected Tactical Enterprise Services by U.S.A.F.
This contract provides for a joint ground system to provide tactical satellite communications with enhanced anti-jam and low probability of intercept to...
 
Telesat Selected by DARPA for DoD LEO Investigatory Project
The investigations will include evaluating the advantages of DoD using the same spacecraft buses as those Telesat will use in its LEO constellation...
 
GetSAT's MilliSATL/W Antenna Selected as a Hughes Defense Systems Component for the U.S.C.G.
In partnership with systems integrator Hughes Networks Systems LLC, GetSAT’s technology was selected from multiple competitors to support...
 
Elbit Systems Completes the Acquisition of IMI Systems
this acquisition will be beneficial for Israel’s economy, for both companies’ employees and customers and for their shareholders.
 
Scalys' TrustBox Enables Military Grade Secure Com Solution
developed the TrustBox because they see cyber security as a key emerging risk and believe that high-grade secure communication solutions are necessary
 
Thuraya's First ... Satellite Smartphone for Commercial Distribution with New Features and Functions
An industry first, the Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2-inch full HD touchscreen. It targets users who...
 
DARPA's AI Event Now Accepting Registration and Abstracts
The AIC will highlight recent research results across the full breadth of DARPA’s investment in advancing the state of the art in AI...