Recent Manufacturing News
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.
The First Indigenous Satellite Build Is Planned By Turkey—TÜRKSAT 6A—Plus, GÖKTÜRK-2 Celebrates Second Anniversary... On Orbit
TAI Facilities in Ankara, Turkey, will build this new satellite...
Twenty-Five Year HISPASAT Anniversary Could Also Net Prize Winning Submissions Thousands Of Euros
The prize is open to all submissions from academic and industrial backgrounds that offer a solid, innovative, satellite telecommunications project...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
Aerojet Rocketdyne's RL10C-1 Exerts Influence For Atlas V + CHAMPS™ Hot-Fire Test For CubeSat Propulsion
“Seeing the culmination of the team’s efforts to develop and qualify this configuration for use on the Atlas Centaur is very rewarding."—Michael Popp, RL10C-1 program manager at Aerojet Rocketdyne. ""The MPS-120 hot-fire test is a significant milestone in demonstrating our game-changing propulsion solution."—Christian Carpenter, MPS-120 program manager.
Thuraya Debuts XT-LITE
“Thuraya XT-LITE addresses the demands of users who need a simple satellite phone for work or travel in areas unserved by terrestrial networks."—Rashid Baba, Director of Products at Thuraya.