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Air National Guard To Bring Harris Vehicle Comms Into Play
“The system will allow the ANG to quickly respond to calls for assistance, establish communications, and coordinate missions with local authorities.”—George Helm, President, DoD Business, Harris RF Communications.
NASA's Sounding Rockets Head Into Auroras
NASA suborbital sounding rockets carrying university-developed experiments were launched into auroras from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.
More Engagement With Industry Is The Goal Of The NGA, According To Cardillo
"We use geospatial data to analyze questions with scientific methods that give unique perspectives grounded in reality."—Robert Cardillo, Director, NGA.
Monnit Is Quite Sensorable
All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring with SMS text and email alerting.
Moving On Up @ GeoNorth—Heinsius To Director of Sales, Federal Programs
"Jon is exactly what this growing company needs—more people who understand what the end user is trying to do with geospatial data.”—Michael McCarthy, General Manager, GeoNorth.
TE Connectivity's "Z" Connection Has Been Approved
“This solution helps our customers reduce cadmium usage and provides enhanced performance.”—Daniel Redmon, Product Manager, TE Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine.
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know—Sensintel Becomes Integrated With Raytheon Company
"Sensintel's expertise in unmanned aircraft systems solutions makes it a natural fit with Raytheon's Advanced Missile Systems product line."—Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, President, Raytheon Missile Systems.
Orbital + ATK’s Aerospace and Defense Groups... Get The Nod As Stockholders Approve Merger
Approximately 99 percent of the votes cast at the special meeting voted in favor of the adoption of the transaction agreement...
ULA's Delta II Set To Go... w/The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite
For these reasons, the Committee’s Water Resources Panel gave SMAP the highest mission priority within its field of interest.
UltiSat To Provide A U.S. Government Agency With Their VSAT Solution
“UltiSat has a longstanding history of deploying and operating mission-critical, high availability commercial satellite communications solutions."—Moe Abutaleb, CEO, UltiSat
Canada's Government Invests $500,000 In Conversion As Scene Sharp Fuze Go® Takes It To The Clouds
...sharpens color satellite imagery for object identification in both the visible and non-visible spectrum.
Space Foundation Rewards ESA's Rosetta Comet Exploration Team w/ John L. "Jack" Swigert, Jr., Award 
ESA-led Rosetta Comet Team's successful, 20-year mission of exploration, which traversed more than six billion kilometers through the solar system...
Northrop Grumman Keeps U.K. Secure...Awarded Cyber Security Contract 
"We have a well-established and growing presence in the U.K. and this strategically important contract award reflects
UBL Interactive + NavAds... Ensure Business Listings Are On Navigation Systems
[The company] is focused on an increasingly mobile world, and services which are not confined by national borders.
Two Space & Missile Systems Center Directorates Merge Into The Advanced Systems + Development Directorate
SMC/AD is charged with the single mission to "Drive future space capabilities through collaborative, innovative, developmental planning and demonstrations."
Settling The EELV Program Diff's 'Tween SpaceX + The U.S.A.F.
Going forward, the Air Force will conduct competitions consistent with the emergence of multiple certified providers.
NOAA Predicts "Historic" Snowstorm For U.S. East Coast—Impressive Satellite Imagery
A blizzard warning currently stands for much of the Northeast and is expected to remain in effect until early Wednesday morning.
AppOpsSvcs For NGA To Be Handled By TASC
"We hope to generate interest across a broad range of developers and bring NGA innovative products that fully address its security, performance and mission requirements."—Amanda Brownfield, Sr. V.P., TASC.
Hands On With Keysight Technologies + Their Traveling Seminar Series
Seminar participants will receive a certificate of completion and have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a U1273A handheld multimeter and U1117A Bluetooth® adapter.
Lockheed Martin + Vanguard Space Technologies Deliver Bus Structures... Improve Survivability For Warfighters
A single AEHF satellite provides greater total capacity than the entire legacy five-satellite Milstar constellation.