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Comtech Telecommunications—Deliveries For DCATS (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Comtech Telecommunications Corp.'s Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $3.1 million order for...
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—SARs Summarization For Major Defense Acquisition Programs (Government—Finance)
[SatNews] The Department of Defense has publicly released details on major defense acquisition program cost, schedule, and performance changes since the...
 
Globalstar—Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes Conversion (Business)
[SatNews] Globalstar, Inc. (OTCQB:GSAT) has announced the automatic conversion of its 8.0 percent Convertible Senior Unsecured Notes...
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—Gambling With National Security, Big Time (Sequestration—Report)
[SatNews] Defense Department officials have released a report that documents the cuts to military forces, modernization and readiness that will be required if defense budgets are held...
 
Space Systems/Loral + SKY Perfect JSAT—Two To Be Built (Satellites)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected to provide two communications satellites to SKY Perfect JSAT...
 
ATK + ULA—Signing On For EELV Hardware (Business—Launch Vehicle)
[SatNews] ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy...
 
ST Electronics—Contracts Coming In (Business)
[SatNews] Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced that its electronics arm, Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics), has secured about $581m worth of...
 
U.S. Navy—The Readiness Factors (Sequestration)
[SatNews] Forward presence is the Navy's mandate, the vice chief of naval operations told a House panel today—naval forces remain on watch around the globe as more ...
 
Globalstar—NYSE Bound (Business)
[SatNews] Globalstar, Inc. announced that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE MKT) has approved its common shares for trading, which...
 
CompassData + Spatial Information Systems—Assets Acquired (Business)
[SatNews]  CompassData, a worldwide provider of geospatial data and services, has purchased the assets of...
 
COM DEV International—I/O Instigation (Satellite)
[SatNews] COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV) has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $6 million, to supply Ku- and ...
 
Boeing + Smithsonian Air & Space Museum—Delivering Dollars (Business)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make a $30 million donation to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to support education work, new exhibits and the first ...
 
Intelsat + CANAL+ OVERSEAS + RRsat—Expansion Evolutions (Capacity—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews]  Intelsat S.A., (NYSE: I) and CANAL+ OVERSEAS have renewed and expanded a multi-transponder, long-term agreement on Intelsat 903 and RRsat has also signed a new agreement...
 
Department of Defense—Increased Risk Levels For Some Missions, Thanks To Budget Cuts (Sequestratin)
[SatNews] The Pentagon will need additional resources if the United States wants to remain a global leader through defense strategy, and the current budget request for ...
 
Lockheed Martin—Garnering GPS III Numbers 7 + 8 (Satellite Manufacturing)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] more than $245 million in contract options to complete production of its seventh and eighth next-generation...
 
Airbus Defence & Space + European Space Agency—A Highly Precise Contract (Satellite)
[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space will be the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) prime contractor for the development and construction of the high-precision Sentinel-5
 
NASA + Orbital Sciences Corporation—The CYGNSS Connection (Launch Contract)
[SatNews] NASA has selected Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Virginia, to launch the...
 
U.S. Air Force Chief—Budget Cuts Affect Combatant Commands (Sequestration)
[SatNews] Painful budget reductions will reduce the future capabilities of combatant commanders, Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark A. Welsh III told Congress...
 
Navy + Marine Corps... Budget Cuts Could Cut Into National Security Issue
[SatNews] On September 11, 2001, the U.S. Navy stood at 316 ships, he explained, and by 2008 that number had dropped to 278 ships.
 
Airbus Group—Financially Speaking, 1 Billion Euros Bond Issue (Business)
[SatNews] Airbus Group (stock exchange symbol: AIR), rated A2 by Moody's and A by Standard & Poor's, successfully priced a...