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The Lives Of Two Satellites Have Been Extended By DigitalGlobe
“We have now completed an extended period of investment in building out the world’s leading Earth Observation capability.”—Jeffrey R. Tarr, CEO of DigitalGlobe.
Additional APAC Coverage, This Time In The Philippines, For Gilat
"This partnership with Gilat and Delnet, combined with PLDT's own network capabilities, further boosts our coverage and enables us to provide connectivity and access where these are needed the most."—PLDT Executive Vice President and Head of Enterprise, International, and Carrier Business, Eric Alberto.
Got 'Em For COTM—Exelis + Iridium Demo New Comms Capabilities For DISA
“This successful demonstration is the first step in a major capability evolution for DTCS.”—Mark Adams, Vice President + GM, Exelis specialty applications business.
Advancing GPS Modernization Occurs As Boeing Activates GPS-11F
“With two-thirds of the 12 Boeing GPS IIFs now on orbit, the constellation is setting new records for accuracy and the Boeing GPS IIF’s are consistently among the best performing.”—Dan Hart, Vice President, Government Space Systems, Boeing Network and Space Systems.
A Hub Happening For Gilat In LATAM
"Our technology supports multiple applications over the same platform very effectively."—Russell Ribeiro, Regional Vice President, LATAM, Gilat Satellite Networks.
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.
NORSAT BUCs Up An International Defense Electronics Company
“The ability to have high-level connectivity regardless of the location, conditions, or movement of the vehicle, plane or boat, is increasingly becoming a requirement from customers."—Dr. Amiee Chan, CEO, Norsat.
Kratos Drones On and On...
Unmanned combat aerial systems from Kratos receive a new contract...
In March of 2015, Canada Will Auction A Plethora Of Mobile Spectrum
"Spectrum is essential to power our wireless devices, and our government is making it more available than ever before."—James Moore, the Canadian Minster of Industry.
Inmarsat's L-Band Antenna Pumps 10Mbps Return Link Connectivity
“Today’s government agencies and military forces are more mobile than ever, and require very nimble communication solutions."—Peter Hadinger, president of Inmarsat U.S. Government Business Unit.
Harris' Falcon To Improve Philippine Army TacComms
“This order will accelerate tactical radio modernization for the Philippine Army..."—Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications,
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.
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.
PocketQube Shop Offers A New Kit That Packs All Of The Main CubeSat Building Blocks
"Our mission is to democratize low-cost access to space for Planet Earth and this kit is a key stepping stone to enabling this goal."—Tom Walkinshaw, Founder/CEO, PocketQube Shop.
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.
KORE Wireless Has Faith In New Chinese Partnership
“Machine to machine technology is most dominant in South East Asia and China..."—Shane Murphy, Vice President and General Manager, KORE Wireless Asia Pacific.
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.
Low C-Band Tropo Freq A Perfect Fit For Advantech Wireless New Amp
"This proves to be a viable solution when satellite links are either cost prohibitive or simply not available.”— Cristi Damian, VP Business Development, Advantech Wireless.
Twenty Russian RD-181 Rocket Engines Allegedly Heading To U.S.
Energomash is reportedly going to deliver 60 engines to Orbital Sciences...
Wideband Tactical Radios From Harris Heading Into Australian Defence Force
“Harris Falcon radios provide the ADF with wideband capabilities..."—Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications,