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July 31st, 2015
 
 
SatNews Offices To Be Closed For Seasonal Holiday R + R ... 
The SatNews team will be taking a brief respite.
 
Getting All Fueled Up Is EUTELSAT 8 West B Satellite @ Arianespace Ops Base
Built by Thales Alenia Space, EUTELSAT 8 West B is a 5.8-metric-ton-class relay platform that features 40 operational Ku-band transponders.
 
Major Collaboration Among Organizations Delivers Survivable AEHF System ... Achieves Initial Operational Capability
This significant achievement reflects superb collaboration between numerous organizations
 
Major Acquisition By Lockheed Martin — A Rotary Procurement Of Sikorsky Aircraft
“Sikorsky is a natural fit for Lockheed Martin and complements our broad portfolio of world-class aerospace and defense products and technologies.”—Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President + CEO, Lockheed Martin.
 
A Delay In the exactEarth IPO Announced...
Challenging conditions in the capital requirements are causing a postponement in this IPO...
 
General "Hap" Arnold's Prophecy Proves Positive ... Evidenced w/20th Anniversary Of Flying Remotely Piloted Aircraft 
"Take everything you've learned about aviation in war, throw it out of the window, and let's go to work on tomorrow's aviation,"
 
GSA Awards A Wallops Win
"The team has made tremendous strides over the past several years and has been consistently recognized by the scientists we support for our capabilities and 'can do' spirit."—Shane Dover, chief of the Wallops' aircraft office and NASA research pilot.
 
Keysight Is Smart As A Fox ... Test Drive FieldFox Handheld Analyzer
Every operating mode is flexible enough to meet the needs of novices and experts alike ...
 
NASA's Lucky 13 Contracts ... Awards Aerospace Propulsion, Communications Research Contracts
Each of the 13 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts provide for fixed price, cost share and cost reimbursement competitive tasks with a cumulative maximum value of $190 million over the next five years.
 
Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests Design Changes Of Orion's Fairing Separation System
"Tests like this help ensure it will work right the first time and every time.”—Mike Hawes, V.P. + Program Manager, Orion, Lockheed Martin.
 
Ferra Brought Into Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton UAS Project In Australia
In March 2014, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the Australian Government's intent to purchase the Triton UAS for high-altitude, long-endurance surveillance missions.
 
Cobham Adds New Impetus To APAC Market Efforts w/New Office In Singapore
“This is a key market for Cobham and an area of huge innovation and potential."—Fred Cahill, Sector President, Cobham Communications and Connectivity.
 
 DEV Systemtechnik Has Product Debut Plans For IBC2015
“Our new 8² L-Band Matrix Switch offers stronger RF performance with the best cost-performance ratio in the smallest form factor."—Jörg Schmidt, Managing Director, DEV Systemtechnik.
 
Making Assets Of Themselves... RR Media @ IBC2015
Additionally, RR Media will also showcase new and advanced viewer engagement and monetization capabilities that are made possible using the solaRR platform.