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April 21st, 2015
 
 
Shipment Of Sentinel-2A Successful With Arrival @ Arianespace Launch Facilities In French Guiana
This 1,140 kg. satellite will deliver high-resolution optical images from around the globe.
 
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."
 
Globecomm Continues To Keep NATO On Track...$6.8 Million Contract Extension For GPS-Based Force Tracking System  
Globecomm previously announced approximately $84 million in contracts from NATO for this project to design and install a GPS FTS.
 
MTN's UltraBurst's Burst Ability Provides Yachts The Highest Communications Speeds Commercially Available
UltraBurst service delivers the only on-demand, consumption-based, high-throughput Ku-band connectivity solution available to yachts today. 
 
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.
 
NSR's Maritime Satcom Markets, 3rdEdition Covers A Lot Of Water...From M2M/IoT To Non-GEO HTS
Providing a complete picture of the maritime market, readers can navigate through the trends, drivers, and restraints shaping the maritime industry—from end-user trends to the latest SATCOM developments. 
 
Avanti Communications Shakes Hands w/HRH...Receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015
This satellite operator was awarded UK’s highest accolade for International Trade.