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Exelis Shareholders Approve The Merger With Harris Corporation
"Together, Harris and Exelis will be better positioned to compete more effectively and profitably in the global marketplace.”—David F. Melcher, CEO + President, Exelis.
 
Satellite Sustainment Contract Awarded To Lockheed Martin Space System Company
Lockheed Martin will provide sustainment of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF), Milstar, and Defense Satellite Communications System III.
 
Satellite Ops Support @ Kirtland AFB Now Contracted By LinQuest Corp.
The contractor will provide continued uninterrupted support to five on-orbit satellite missions.
 
Shareholder Vote Upcoming For International Datacasting's Acquisition By Pico Digital
On April 22, 2015, IDC announced that it had executed a definitive agreement for the sale of IDC's broadcast products business and its related assets to Pico Digital Inc.
 
Lockheed Martin Invests $400K In New Education Center At Space Foundations' Discovery Center
"If we are to continue to make great advances in space, we must spark the curiosity of young minds and inspire students with the amazing opportunities aerospace has to offer."—Rick Ambrose, Exec. V.P., Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
 
COM DEV's Strategic Investment In Anokiwave Unlocks Access To Key Technology
 
The satellite industry is experiencing rapid innovation that is enabling satellites to achieve improved flexibility, higher functionality, reduced mass and lower costs. 
 
Hermes Datacomms Part Of SpeedCast Group... Speedily Takes On New Office In Iraq Serving Oil + Gas Industry
The new combined entity’s joint vision is to become the leading supplier of communication services to the energy sector worldwide.
 
COM DEV Ups Their Record Breaking $65 Million (Canadian) Commercial Contract w/$10 Million More
Report indicated that the multiple-satellite award was its largest ever commercial contract in excess of $65 million, $38 million of it was recorded as an order. 
 
HISPASAT's Best SATCOM Innovation Project Contest Now Enters The Second Round
In round two, which is now under way, the jury will assess the technical soundness of these five projects before delivering its final decision this May.
 
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know... Emerging Markets Communications To Gain MTN Communications
"The acquisition of MTN makes our vision a reality."—Abel Avellan, founder + CEO, EMC.
 
In Support Of SBIRS, A RIF Award Garnered By Space & Missile Systems Center's Remote Sensing Systems Directorate
"At the tactical level, there is potential to improve force protection for in-theater assets by providing units more warning time to enter a protective posture."—Colonel Mike Guetlein, Director of the Remote Sensing Systems
Directorate.
 
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. 
 
United Launch Alliance Commits To NRO Launch Vehicle Production Services
This modification also procures backlog transportation for the GPS IIF-10 and GPS IIF-11 missions as well as mission specific
 
From Forbes: Raytheon Acquires Websense...Will Offer "Defense-Grade" Cyber Solutions To Civil + Commercial Customers
From Kennedy’s viewpoint, global demand for cybersecurity products and services is exploding, and the joint venture will enable his company to deliver market-beating solutions across the full range of potential customers. 
 
A WIN-T Win For General Dynamics C4 Systems
This is a firm-fixed-price multi-year contract in support of WIN-T Increment 1.
 
Asian Satellite To Rely Upon COM DEV Int'l Equipment
"This satellite will help the operator expand its business by addressing demand for additional capacity in its local market."—Mike Williams, President, Product Division, COM DEV International.
 
A Million Euros Are @ Stake In The European Satellite Navigation Competition
"Those who enter the ESNC benefit in particular from our global network, which provides them with tailored support in developing their business concepts and bringing them to market."—Thorsten Rudolph, managing director, Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen.
 
WGS SATCOM Terminals To Be Supplied By DataPath To The U.S. Air Force
Work will be performed in Duluth, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2016.
 
COM DEV Rides In High On A Wave + Then Acquires It...US$20.1M For Pacific Wave Systems
They are designed to efficiently direct electromagnetic signals between various components, including the filters and switches that COM DEV produces.
 
DSP Satellite Constellation Support Gained By Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
Work will be performed at Azusa, California, and is expected to be complete by October 1, 2015.