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July 9th, 2015
GMV Is Taking This SSL Project To The Bank
BRIsat will be blasted into orbit in 2016 atop an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, making BRI the world’s first bank to launch a communications satellite.
Lockheed Martin Receives The Second Instrument For OSIRIS-REx
“This is another step in completing the spacecraft and sending it on its way to rendezvous with the asteroid Bennu."—Mike Donnelly, OSIRIS-REx Project Manager, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Airbus Defence and Space Is Flexible... Signs First Contract For Flexible Quantam Satellite w/Eutlesat + ESA
“Space is a great British success story."
The Slicing + Dicing Of The U.S. Army Continues Unabated
If the fiscal-caps of the 2011 Budget Control Act caps, commonly referred to as sequestration, are not addressed, the Army's end-strength will be further reduced to 420,000 soldiers by the end of fiscal year 2019.
Airbus Defense & Space Selects Thales Alenia Space Poseidon-4 Jason/Sentinel Satellites
The Poseidon-4 altimeter features higher performance than the previous generation, because of the introduction of a new, "interleaved" SAR (synthetic aperture radar) operating mode.
Capacity Revenues From Cellular Backhaul Could Reach $1 billion+ By 2025, According To Euroconsult
"The number of sites using satellite backhaul almost doubled between 2009 and 2014 to reach close to 19,000 sites for a satellite capacity use of over 18GHz."—Pacome Revillon, CEO, Euroconsult.
HD+ Reveals First HD+ Embedded UHD TV + Announces New Demo UHD Channel
They will also be able to access HD+’s new UHD demo channel.
McMurdo Has Their First Aviation Contract Award... In China
“China is a rapidly growing aviation market, and this win firmly establishes a foundation for future success in China and in Asia as a whole.”—Christian Belleux, Aviation + Military Business Unit Manager, McMurdo.
Advantech Wireless' Microwave Radio Transcends IEEE C.37.90.x Certification
The Transcend™ 800 is the industry first radio with built-in router.
Miniature Dual-Channel Rotary Joint For Ka-Band SOTM Systems Debuts From Link Microtek
This robustly constructed rotary joint is fabricated from lightweight aluminum with an Iridite finish, and its performance under extreme environmental conditions either meets or exceeds the requirements of MIL-STD-810G.
RigNet TSI Will Be Busy w/This Multi-Million Dollar Project... The First Of Its Kind In The Americas
...work includes the integration and delivery of critical facility communications infrastructure...for this facility, the first of its kind in the Americas.
IAI's Heron UAV To Integrate Thales Data Link Terminal
During the flight test, both infrared and daylight videos were transmitted in real time to the ground control station, and the sensors were controlled in real time from the ground.