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July 20, 2016
Rethinking the Space Environment in a Globalized World
McLean, VA (SPX) Jul 18, 2016
Globalization has made the world a smaller place, with people, goods and services crossing borders with ease unimagined by earlier generations. Much of this globalization is enabled by space-based capabilities, and specifically satellite communications capabilities. Once the domain of only a few technologically advanced nations, there are now more than 70 nations operating earth-orbiting satellites. More importantly, space has also become the domain of a range of commercial companies involved in s ... read more

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SES Government Solutions Secures Contract for Thule Tracking Station DS3 Service
SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has been awarded the Thule Tracking Station Digital Signal 3 (DS3) Service Contract to continue to provide the U.S. Government with critical communications capabili ... more
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How to Improve Enterprise Ground Services for Space
Recently, I wrote about the push to improve Air Force Space Command's Enterprise Ground Services (EGS). EGS is not a new kind of ground system or acquisition program - it's a new approach to satelli ... more
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Testing Confirms Intelsat EpicNG Delivers a Whole New Ballgame
As a retired Army Signal Officer, I understand how critical satellite connectivity is to accomplishing the mission. I've also experienced how frustrating bandwidth constraints can be in the field. A ... more
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MUOS-5 secure communications satellite responding to ground control
Naval Spacecraft Operations Control facility here is talking with the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite in space after its successful launch this morning. Built by Lockheed Marti ... more
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MUOS-5 Secure Communications Satellite to launch June 24
The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin are ready to launch the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite, MUOS-5, here on Friday, June 24, aboard a United Launch Alliance ... more
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MUOS-5 satellite on launch countdown
The fifth Mobile User Objective System, or MUOS-5, communications satellite for the U.S. Navy is on countdown for launch Friday morning. ... more
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MUOS-5 Secure Communications Satellite Encapsulated for June 24 Launch
The fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing on June 4. It is scheduled to launch June ... more
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Saab debuts Giraffe 1X antenna at Eurosatory
Saab will present the mounted, very-short-range Giraffe 1X antenna at this week's Eurosatory defense expo, the company announced Tuesday. ... more
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Thales debuts new Synaps combat radio system
Thales Group is unveiling Synaps, a broadband tactical software-defined radio family, at the Eurosatory defense exhibition this week, the company said. ... more
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Air Force receives Rockwell Collins receivers
Rockwell Collins has delivered 1,400 Remote Secure Receivers to the U.S. Air Force's Special Operations and Air Combat commands as part of a follow-on order, the company announced Monday. ... more
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UK Looking to Design Next-Gen Military Satellites
The United Kingdom's space-based military communications system is aging and a new replacement fleet of satellites could be chosen in the coming weeks. Before being used to refer to the artifi ... more
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Airbus DS to provide German armed forces with satcomm services for the next 7 years
Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract worth 113.8 million euros by the procurement agency of German Armed Forces (BAAINBw) to provide commercial satellite communication services until ... more
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L-3 Communications to open new facility in Canada
L-3 Communications Holdings has announced plans to open a design, engineering and support facility in Canada. ... more
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Elbit contracted for tactical communications systems
Elbit Systems Ltd. is to supply advanced tactical communications systems to an unidentified European country, the Israeli company reports. ... more
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SpeedCast to build ground station for X-band Satcom Services in Asia-Pacific
SpeedCast International has announced that it has partnered with one of the largest global Defence companies, Airbus Defence and Space, to design, build and provide onsite management for the ground ... more
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Airbus Defence and Space opens a ground station in Australia for its Skynet military satellite
A brand new purpose built satellite ground station has been established in Adelaide, to land Airbus Defence and Space's Skynet secure military satellite communications. The Australian facility exten ... more
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Navy orders additional Digital Modular Radios
General Dynamics Mission Systems to build and deliver Digital Modular Radios to the U.S. Navy for use on surface vessels and submarines. ... more
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How the Marriage of Third Offset, Better Buying Power Affects Industry
The value the U.S. Department of Defense places on space was apparent last year in standing up the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC) as the first working element of the de ... more
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Industry Wants to Ensure the Warfighter Is Always Supported
On April 12th in a darkened room at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., Gen. John Hyten prefaced his talk to the 32nd Space Symposium with a short, stark video. Its theme: This is how much the warfighte ... more
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SES Enables Danish Defence Wideband Global Satcom System Connectivity
SES S.A. reports it will provide two anchor stations for the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO). Under the agreement, SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES ... more
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Harris providing advanced satcom terminals to Army
Advanced satellite communications terminals are being produced an installed by Harris Corporation for a U.S. Army program. ... more
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Elbit receives European order for tactical radios
Elbit Systems of Israel reports it is to supply tactical mobile radios to an unidentified Western European country under a contract worth $20 million. ... more
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Haigh-Farr showcases Antenna Solutions at DATT Summit
Haigh-Farr will demonstrate its full range of antenna products at booth 402 at the DATT (Defense and Aerospace, Test and Telemetry) Summit 2016. DATT Summit 2016 is the new convention and trad ... more
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U.S. Army orders radios for Mid-East, African countries
The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command has given $20 million in orders for radios to modernize defense force communications. ... more
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