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The 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force... and Possibly Space Command... Confirmed by U.S. Senate
Barrett’s lopsided confirmation was largely expected. She earned praise from senators in remarks prior to the vote that summarized her extensive...
 
U.S. Navy's MUOS SATCOM System Now Operationally Effective
Known as the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), this is a U.S. Navy-led effort that provides essential narrowband satellite communications for ...
 
Preparations Underway by China to Launch Capsules for their Space Station
China aims to complete the construction of the space station around 2022. Weighing 66 tons, the Tiangong space station will be T-shaped with the...
 
Kleos Space Incorporates as a U.S. Subsidiary to Qualify Sales Into U.S. Defense and Government Agencies
The plan is that the U.S. subsidiary, Kleos Space Inc., provides Kleos access to government funding and projects otherwise restricted to U.S. entities.
 
Planet's Imagery Service Transitioned from the NGA to the NRO with a New Multi-Year Contract
Recognizing the importance of mission continuity, the scope of the new NRO contract is comparable to NGA’s previous contracts with Planet and...
 
In Appreciation and Anticipation ... Northup Grumman's Gathering in D.C. of OmegA Team
The OmegA team works as a true partner with the Air Force, and that partnership extends to our suppliers.”
 
Ten Years of On-Orbit Success for the Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites
Continuing to operate today, the STSS satellites provide critical support for missile and national defense. Two STSS satellites were launched into LEO...
 
Survey: Latest Technology Not Getting to U.S. Military Fast Enough
“We have men and women in uniform that have far better connectivity at home than they do on a mission,”
 
AeroVironment Delivers New ISR UAS to Warfighters with the Puma LE
Puma LE builds on the combat-proven Puma AE legacy with new capabilities, increased range, and expanded payload capacity. With the...
 
NSA Initiates Cybersecurity Directorate
Under the newly instituted Cybersecurity Directorate — a major organization that unifies NSA’s foreign intelligence and cyberdefense...
 
Kymeta to Participate in Viasat’s Government Terminal Modification Kit Program
Enabling interoperability between Kymeta’s terminals and Viasat’s SATCOM networks provides assurance to U.S. Department of Defense ...
 
Valued at Up to $986 Million ... USAF SMC Selects Firefly Black as a Launch Service Provider
Firefly Black intends to bridge demand between pure small launch capability and that provided by the National Security Space Launch...
 
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Space Weather Instrument Launched with NASA's ICON Satellite
NRL’s MIGHTI (Michelson Interferometer for Global High-Resolution Thermospheric Imaging) will measure wind and temperature profiles and...
 
Vice President Mike Pence to Participate at the Opening Ceremony of IAC 2019 
IAF and AIAA are honored that Vice President Pence will be participating in IAC 2019. As with any high-ranking government official speaking at an IAC...
 
L3Harris Heading into AUSA 2019 with their HalcyonLink Interference Canceller
As the U.S. military conducts EW and cyber operations, noise from co-located EW transmitters can impact the performance of nearby tactical...
 
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems to Work with Dynetics on Hypersonic Systems
GA-EMS will provide cable, electrical, and mechanical manufacturing to support DTS’ three year contract award from the U.S. Army Hypersonic Project Office...
 
CopaSat Acquires Virideon Technology
Through this acquisition, the company is focused on expanding the work the firm has already done with Virideon to further develop the lightweight...
 
USAF Says "Go" Times Eight ... Selects Eight Commercial Firms for Launch Services
Contracts must be flexible and responsive to meet the challenges facing the warfighter. The program balances technology, mission risk, and...
 
Airbus' New Capabilities for OceanFinder ... Life Saving Features, Monitoring Illegal Maritime Activities
automated analytics, to support a broad range of critical applications across defense and security, shipping, oil and gas, and insurance markets.
 
Maxar's New St. Louis Facility with 48 New Hires Supports U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Programs
due to its proximity to the National Geospatial and Intelligence Center West  facility, the T-REX Geospatial Resource and Innovation Center and several