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April 21st, 2015
 
 
Orbital ATK Delivers SKY MEXICO-1 To Arianespace A Mile Ahead Of The Milestone = 4 Months Early
The company produced the satellite at its Dulles, Virginia manufacturing facility in just 20 months, four months ahead of the original baseline schedule.
 
Ocean Monitoring To Be Accomplished By Clyde Space + SeaHawk CubeSats...
"We’ll be producing two of the most advanced CubeSats ever built."—Craig Clark, CEO, Clyde Space.
 
United Launch Alliance Commits To NRO Launch Vehicle Production Services
This modification also procures backlog transportation for the GPS IIF-10 and GPS IIF-11 missions as well as mission specific
 
Ultra Portable SATCOM System For U.S.A.F. Via GATR Contract
GATR's initial SBIR contract led to the development of a system that is deployable in two cases, each weighing less than 100 pounds.
 
Monthly Visits To Vanderberg Space + Missile Heritage Center Now Available...
The monthly visits to the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center at Historic Space Launch Complex-10 are on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
 
GPS OCX Encryptors Are Delivered By Exelis
"The encryptors will be enablers for M-code processing to improve the overall GPS program and its security.”—Joe Rambala, V.P. + GM, positioning, navigation and timing, Exelis.
 
L-Band Receiver To Be Incorporated Into Fox-1C and Fox-1D CubeSats
“Rather than adding a complete new receiver, the L-band ‘Project Downshifter’ will convert the received L-band signal down to the Fox-1 uplink frequency and feed it to the UHF receiver on the Fox-1 satellite."
 
Honeywell, Inmarsat + Kymeta Collaborate On Advanced Internet Connectivy
“Honeywell and Inmarsat changed the connectivity landscape in 2012 when they announced GX Aviation..."
 
 
From Forbes: Raytheon Acquires Websense...Will Offer "Defense-Grade" Cyber Solutions To Civil + Commercial Customers
From Kennedy’s viewpoint, global demand for cybersecurity products and services is exploding, and the joint venture will enable his company to deliver market-beating solutions across the full range of potential customers. 
 
Harris Falcon® Orders Fly Out w/$74 Million From International Customer For Tactical Radio Modernization
The nation is also acquiring Harris’ HF manpack radio which delivers reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial voice and data communications, reduced size and weight, and extended battery life.
 
INTEGRITY Selects Security Innovation’s Aerolink™= Vehicle Security 
“It is our natural choice to include Aerolink for V2X message security compliance with our Security Credential Management Systems...”
 
A WIN-T Win For General Dynamics C4 Systems
This is a firm-fixed-price multi-year contract in support of WIN-T Increment 1.
 
KVH Is On Track w/TracVision® Yachts + Vessels Extended Coverage, Tracking + Reception @ Ports Worldwide
is compatible with nearly all Ku-band services around the globe, and supports services such as DIRECTV®, DISH Network® and DISH HD, and Bell TV in North America, and TrueVisions, Astro, and Sky TV in the Asia-Pacific region.
 
NorStar Space Introduces NorthStar A Constellation Of 40 Satellites For Diverse Markets To Improve The World
Constellation of 40 satellites will enable predictive analytics to meet global challenges to diverse markets worldwide including Mining, Forestry, Energy, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Fresh Water, Oceans and Fisheries. 
 
This u-blox GNSS Module Supports All Satellites As Well As Concurrent Ops
"The CAM-M8C module offers a very cost-effective way to bring products to market quickly due to its small size and high levels of integration."—Kim Kaisti, Product Manager, Product Center Positioning, u-blox.
 
Frontier Communications' New President, National Region, Is Ready To Run w/Her Great Track Record 
The new president for the company’s National Region encompasses:  Arizona, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina and Utah.