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January 13th, 2015
Control Of Astra 2G Handed Over To SES By Astrium Defence & Space
ASTRA 2G is based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform.
Harris + U.S. Marine Corps. First Of Its Kind Radio Provides Forces w/Most Advanced Communications Available = $5M
"...a significant impact in defeating terrorists, preventing attacks, and enabling troops to make the right decisions on the battlefield."
Airbus Defence and Space, TerraNIS + ARTAL Technologies...Get Down To Earth Dealing w/Deployment Of Geo-Information 
"...which will enable a large number of private and public players to access the best of our space technology, thanks to tailor-made services developed to precisely address their needs.”
SES + Luxembourg Government Get Ready, Get Set... To Build + Launch Military Satellite In 2017 
...would satisfy Luxembourg’s requirements for satellite communications in military frequencies.
Advantech Wireless Making A Mesh For LATAM Entity
This contract also includes full set of integration logistics and support services as well as satellite bandwidth provisioning.
McMurdo Group To The Rescue...Saving Lives In Cyprus, Brunei, Argentina + U.S. 
...one of the world’s top two providers of ground station infrastructure...which has helped save nearly 35,000 lives since 1982.
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know—Cubic Picks Up DTECH Labs For Around $114.5 Million
“DTECH is the first step in our near-term strategy to build a niche $100 million to $200 million C4ISR business..."—Bradly H. Feldmann, President + CEO, Cubic Corporation.
DigitalGlobe's Fourth Annual Top Satellite Image Of The Year Is...
The top five images alone were relevant to four diverse customer segments.
RigNet Has A New Marketing Strategy w/Their Newest Hire 
Working in the oil and gas markets is an entirely different realm than businesses based on terra firma.
New Oscilloscopes From Keysight Technologies Include Zone Triggering + Capacitive Touch Screens
“These new scopes give engineers using mainstream oscilloscopes an uncompromised ability to find and isolate the most difficult problems in their designs."—Dave Cipriani, Vice President + GM, Keysight’s Oscilloscope and Protocol Division.
Getting Involved With Disaster Recovery Is The SBCA + Partnership With ITDRC
“We encourage our member companies to participate in this program as a way to use their skills and knowledge to assist their local community in a time of need."—Joseph Widoff, Executive Director , SBCA + President of the SBCA Foundation.
Avascent + Washington Space Business ...Munch A Lunch While Discussing C-Band Spectrum Allocations
A panel discussion addressing what satellite operators and users are doing to protect part of the C-band spectrum from being taken away for use by wireless networks.
RF-Design's FlexLink-K7-Pro Checks In w/Clever, Innovative + Unique L-Band Switch Matrix
...unique, innovative and clever L-Band Switch Matrix possessing features, functionalities and a variety of options.
SkyTraq Technology... Venus Takes On A Juggling Challenge...Tracks Up To 28 Sats Simultaneously
Designed with highest performance and smallest footprint in mind for wearable and IoT applications...
SMi's 10th Military Space Conference...Spanish Armed Forces Brigadier Addresses Tricky Technology Used In Warfare 
Topics addressed will range from satellite communication, surveillance, missile defense as well as national updates.
Trimble Flexes Its Muscles w/Trimble® TerraFlex™ Advanced...Ensuring Geographic Information System Users Stay On Track
"In today's environment, asset conditions are constantly changing and access to real-time information about these assets is crucial to decision-making and sustainability of those assets."