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In Their Honor...Lest We Forget
In honor of
 
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.
 
Harris' Falcon III® Successfully Demonstrates MUOS Waveform By Operating On-Air
MUOS waveform operated on-air between two Falcon III® radios and
to add MUOS waveform to fielded radios requires software-only upgrade.
 
Second Launch Update Re: CubeSats Separation ... ULA + U.S.A.F.  Launch Is A Go For X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle
Second update regarding CubeSat separation.
 
Space + Missile Systems Center Successfully Launches the AFSPC-5 Mission From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
When there's a launch there are always several agencies/companies involved, and subsequently an announcement from each. Here's the latest from the U.S.A.F.
 
Hiltron Communications Says Your Choice... Ku- or C-  Feeds
"HMAM is one of our most successful innovations to date."—Jan Molter, Managing Director, Hiltron.
 
U.S. Army Selects Harris + Thales To Supply Rifleman Radio Systems
Thales has been involved in the development and fielding of the Rifleman Radio since 2004 under Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP).
 
Satellite Ops Support @ Kirtland AFB Now Contracted By LinQuest Corp.
The contractor will provide continued uninterrupted support to five on-orbit satellite missions.
 
U.S.A.F. Request For Proposal For GPS III...Needed: Launch Vehicle, Mission Integration + Launch Operations 
"Our intent is to reintroduce competition while maintaining our focus on mission success in support of National Security Space launches."
 
Pentagon Skeptical Despite China's Pledges Over Rapidly Developing 'Non Military' Space Program
“China’s continued development of destructive space technologies represented a threat to all peaceful space-faring nations.” 
 
U.S.A.F. Space and Missile Systems Center's Monumental Effort Celebrates Completion... SBIRS HEO-3 In Orbit
Once a satellite is launched then the work begins in space. 
 
 Russia's Satellite Ground Station On U.S.' 'Front Yard' Makes For Chilly Atmosphere
"But the Obama administration may perceive a satellite system in the U.S. 'front yard' only as a warning,"
 
Aitech Defense Systems... Offers More Ports In A Storm... 48 GbE Ports For Military, Aerospace + LEO
Durable and robust enough for use in several military, aerospace and LEO space environments...
 
Update: ULA Readies For U.S.A.F. Satellite Launch
Objectives are: reusable spacecraft technologies for America’s future in space and operating experiments which can be returned to, and examined, on Earth.
 
AFSPC 5 Mission Ready For Launch Of ULTRASat
"Guaranteeing assured access to space for our nation is a team sport that requires a significant effort and hours of dedicated work by the entire government-industry team to make it successful."
 
U.S.A.F.'s SBIRS GEO-6 To Pack In Navigation System From Northrop Grumman
The SBIRS program delivers early warning of ballistic missile launches, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness.
 
Turkey’s Göktürk-1 Satellite Enroute To Ankara AIT Center... For Environmental Tests
Thales Alenia Space, in the frame of the Gokturk-1 contract with Telespazio, will be the first Company in the space industry to deliver a turnkey integration and test center.
 
The Cooperative Research + Development Agreements 'Tween SMC + SpaceX Has Been Amended
"The updated CRADA captures important lessons learned along the way about the process and allows the flexibility to certify SpaceX when ready, while maintaining our 'laser focus on mission success'."—Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, Commander, SMC.
 
Tracking Progress M-27M's Destructive Dive
"By tracking and listing these objects and making that information available, we enable spaceflight safety and increase transparency in the space domain."—Lt. Gen. Jay Raymond, JFCC Space + 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) commander.
 
The Story Of Determination Continues...  Inmarsat + Six hearts, 11 Legs  ... 65 Degrees North
Yesterday SatNews.com posted an article about two stalwart soldiers on a mission to navigate around the Greenland ice cap, and today we have more information regarding this journey.