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April 20th, 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.
 
Thales Alenia Space One Step Closer...Completes Preliminary Design Of Koreasat-7 + Koreasat-5A Satellites
This is a major milestone for both KTSAT and Thales Alenia Space, whose the extended powerful version of...
 
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
 
Advantech Wireless' Solid State Ku-Band SATCOM Transceiver Passes Muster Of Indian Defence Environment Standard
“We are proud to be the first company worldwide to receive Indian Defence Certification for Ground based Solid State Amplifier."
 
Honeywell, Inmarsat + Kymeta Collaborate On Advanced Internet Connectivity
“Honeywell and Inmarsat changed the connectivity landscape in 2012 when they announced GX Aviation..."
 
 
MSS Operators Face A Challenging Market As Revealed In A New Euroconsult Report
"The growth is mostly from lower-end markets and due to an increase in airtime prices by certain operators."—Wei Li, Senior Consultant + report editor, Euroconsult.
 
2015 European Games Appoints Azercosmos ....As Official Supplier Of Broadcast Telecommunication Satellites
...play a key role in transmitting the exciting images of the event to billions of television viewers across Europe and the globe.
 
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... Boeing Senses ISR Opportunity + Acquires 2d3 Sensing
“This supports our effort to differentiate our platforms and services with integrated information solutions."—Steve Nordlund, V.P., Unmanned Airborne Systems, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
 
Lockheed Martin Engages In STEM Outreach With Code Quest
“From the gadgets in our hands to the vehicles that will explore deep space, programmers are advancing technology and changing our world.”—Anne Mullins, CIO, Lockheed Martin.
 
Affordable PTW Space Processor Demo'd By Northrop Grumman For Assured Warfighter Comms
"Each dollar spent developing the demonstration platform for this effort has directly reduced the future cost of an eventual flight unit."—Tim Frei, V.P., Communication Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.
 
Datasat's Solution Comes In A Box...‘Site in a Box’ Internet + Communications Solution
The lack of communications on a site can cause projects to be delayed, create safety concerns amongst the workforce and impact on overall project costs
 
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.
 
Space Tech Conference Is Just Around The Corner...
The fourth annual conference and expo has returned to Long Beach for three days of insight and discussion from the space industry’s leading experts and pioneers.
 
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. 
 
Asian Satellite To Rely Upon COM DEV Int'l Equipment
"This satellite will help the operator expand its business by addressing demand for additional capacity in its local market."—Mike Williams, President, Product Division, COM DEV International.
 
Ready For Orbit Is Aitech's Space-Qualified 3U Compact PCI SBC
"The results obtained in qualifying the SP0 were even better than anticipated."—George Romaniuk, Product Manager, Aitech.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: The Drone Encoder Pro From Streambox Wins Best Of NAB Award
The Drone Encoder Pro weighs only 220 grams and has more than four hours of operation from external or UAV battery.
 
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.