Recent Military News
Harris' + Exelis' Talent + Technology Collaborate... A New Beginning
“We combined Harris’ and Exelis’ top talent and technology to create four market-focused segments"...
From A Mod To A Technical Refresh, Lockheed Martin Has More Work On AEHF
Needed work on AEHF will be handled by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company.
Successful Demo By Rockwell Collins Of Their M-Code GPS Receiver In A DAGR Distributed Device
“This demonstration paves the way for the D3 to incorporate the next-generation GPS capability that our GB-GRAM-M provides.”—Mike Jones, V.P. + G.M., Communication + Navigation Products, Rockwell Collins.
Military Tests New Comsat With 300 Times The Bandwidth... O3b Networks Demonstrates The Technology
The military has tested a new commercial communications satellite system that potentially offers 300 times the bandwidth of current satellites.
Twenty Years Later, MILSTAR Time Capsule Is Opened @ Offutt AFB In Nebraska
To this day, the MILSTAR mission is still as vital as ever.
Lockheed Martin's Fourth MUOS Secure Communications Satellite Shipped For August Launch
MUOS-4 Extends U.S. Navy’s Smart Phone-Like Mobile Network to Near Global Coverage“MUOS-4 will complete our near global coverage, reaching further north and south toward the poles than ever before.”
Harris' MNVR Testing Completed During U.S. Army's NIE Event
“The MNVR LUT is a great example of the benefits of defense marketplace competition because it demonstrates...”—George Helm, President, DoD Business, Harris RF Communications.
ULA's Tightrope Act...Maintaining Industry's Lead Of 96 Missions 100 Percent Success + Achieving National Rocket Independence
"...if the current law is not modified, America will not have assured access to space and competition will have been unintentionally eliminated, giving the new entrant a monopoly,"
Soyuz-2.1b Booster Orbits The Russian Defense Ministry's Satellite
The Soyuz 2 Rocket is a three stage carrier rocket designed to put payloads into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
The U.S. Army's "Digital Guardian Angel," Win-T, Has General Dynamics Improving The Technology
"WIN-T Increment 2 puts the power of the Soldier's Network into soldiers hands down to the company level, which is vitally important as the Army evolves into a more expeditionary force."—Chris Marzilli, President, Missions Systems, General Dynamics.
Klas Telecom's Voyager ECK Checks Out On The DISA DoD + The DoD's Approved Products List
Government executives can connect to it whatever laptop computer or phone they are accustomed to using and aren’t constrained to interfaces of unfamiliar GOTS personal electronics devices.
Mobile Classified Capability From The DoD Now Operational
“The operational mobile classified capability brings us one step closer to the Joint Information Environment vision, where our warfighters and national level leaders can access a secure infrastructure and applications from any device, anytime, anywhere."—Kim Rice, Mobility Portfolio Manager, DISA
Airbus Defence & Space Brings A Trio Of New Service Levels To Warfighters + Remote Workers
“Welfare communication is vital for military operations and humanitarian missions, but it’s impossible to have a one size fits all system."—Steve Kelly, WelComE Service Manager, Airbus Defence & Space.
Gray Eagles + SATCOM Terminals In The Contract Mix For General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
The estimated completion date is September 30, 2018.
Final Chapter Of U.S.A.F.'s SBIRS... Northrop Grumman + Lockheed Martin's HEO-4 Ready To Integrate For Launch
This testing fully demonstrated that the sensor’s performance met or exceeded that of its predecessor, HEO-3.
U.S.A.F. Space + Missile Systems Center Awards Raytheon US$39M Faster Fielding Of GPS Receivers To The Warfighter
Fiscal 2014 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $16,319,409 are being obligated at the time of award.
LizardTech Conducts Defense-Oriented Demos Of MrSID + More @ The GEOINT 2015 Symposium
“Guess How Many Lizards"...There will be a large jar filled with lizards and the person with the closest guess will win a $100 gift card to amazon.com.
All Together Now — Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, SMC + The SBIRS HEO-4 Payload
"HEO-4 will complete the replenishment of our polar missile warning capability."—Lt. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves, U.S.A.F. executive program officer for Space + commander of Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC).
Space Debris Threats Mitigated By An Ohio Firm...
A small business located in Fairborn, Ohio has developed the JSpOC Mission System (JMS) User Definable Operational Picture.