Current Satellite News
December 19th, 2014
Thales Alenia Space's Four O3b Space Constellation Sats Launch New Record For Arianespace
The 11th launch of the year sets a new all-time record and passes the cumulative mark of 500 satellites in orbit
Robinson, Welch, Tadros + Clark Elected To The Board Of The Hosted Payload Alliance
"Since its inception, the HPA boasts many accomplishments working with government to further the development of a new hosted payload contracting vehicle..."—Nicole Robinson, Hosted Payload Alliance Chair.
Driving The Changes That Are Needed In The Satellite Industry... SSPI's Gala Benefit Dinner
SSPI kicks off their "How Satellites Make A Better World" campaign...
MTN Government Knows Xactly What They're Doing w/X-Band Antenna In Spain...The Largest X-Band In Europe
X-band antennas are configured to operate within both a global beam that is cross-strapped to a steerable spot beam and spot to pot beams.
Northrop Grumman Brings The Fire Scout MQ-8B To The USCG
"I'm confident that we'll demonstrate increased NSC effectiveness while lowering the Coast Guard's operational costs."—George Vardoulakis, Vice President, Medium Range Tactical Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.
Keysight Technologies' New 89600 VSA Software’s Pulse Handles Jamming + Threats
the software's pulse analysis option (BHQ) is used in radar and electronic counter measure applications for threats and jamming responses.
GEE—Inflight Entertainment For WestJet Flyers
"This is a first for the airline as it has traditionally managed content services in-house."—Amir Samnani, SVP, Content Services, Global Eagle Entertainment.
Harris' Birds Travel To Middle East... Military's $50M Contract For Falcon III® Wideband Radios
...an order valued at more than $50 million from a nation in the Middle East to deliver...
Unmanned Airborne SAR To Receive Mercury Systems' DSPs
"... our advanced, highly reliable signal processing systems have provided exceptional value and performance in SAR programs..."—Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury’s Commercial Electronics business unit.