Recent North America News
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.
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.
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.
SES GS' Satellite Transmits Live Historic Orion Test Flight + Re-entry
NASA's Orion will send astronauts to deep space destinations during future missions.
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...
Key GVF Initiatives To Be Driven By New Board Of Directors
"As the satellite communications industry addresses major challenges and opportunities, the need for a strong, well-credentialed GVF Board has never been greater.”—David Hartshorn, Secretary General of GVF.
Early Orbit Exercises by Lockheed Martin + Raytheon Demo New GPS Capabilities
“Launch Exercise 4 demonstrated the team’s ability to complete nearly 100 percent of the GPS III space vehicle 1 launch and early orbit mission sequence.”—Mark Stewart,Vice President, Navigation Systems, Lockheed Martin.
For California's Severe Drought, NASA Reveals The State Is Short Some 11 Trillion Gallons of Water
Recent California aren't nearly enough to end the multi-year drought.
An Endorsement By ASC Signal For SSPI's "Better World" Campaign
“Sponsorship is our way of thanking the Society for its contribution to the growth our business."—Keith Buckley, CEO, ASC Signal.
ODU Debuts From Broadcom For SatBroadcasting™
"This integrated technology can also open the door to operator delivery of location-based social media and business applications."— Nicholas Dunn, Broadcom Vice President of Direct Broadcast Satellite Marketing.
Globecomm + Tanzania Support Foundation Bring Computers + Hope Of A Bright Future To Rural African School
"Technology is our business and we are proud to donate the equipment to such a good cause. "
Netflix Comes To DISH PayTV SatBroadcasting™ Endeavors
"Pairing Netflix with Hopper represents the consolidation of two incredible video experiences." —Vivek Khemka, DISH senior vice president of product management.
NSR's Brazil Report... Noisy BRICS Bring Questions About A Bubble
This has led to questions of a capacity bubble...to soak up the staggering amount of capacity coming online.
ND SatCom FIPS Their Lid... Now That SKYWAN 7000 Series FIPS Is Certified
...it can also undoubtedly be applied by other customers with the need for extra high security when transmitting data over satellite.
Four Global Hawks Heading To Republic of Korea
Northrop Grumman will provide four RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk air vehicles...
Demo Flights Prove Successful For Kratos' Unmanned Systems Division
"These recent successful flights of our high performance unmanned aircraft represent important progress for our Company's unmanned systems initiative."—Eric DeMarco, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions.