Recent Military News
Orbital ATK's Crucial Hardware Assets For United Launch Alliance MUOS-4's Successful Launch
"this is a really good example of the breadth of our product line and the critical role we play in almost every EELV launch.”—Scott Lehr, President, Flight Systems Group, Orbital ATK.
ULA Sends U.S. Navy's MUOS-4 To A Family Reunion... Four Satellites Enable Global Military Coverage ... One More To Go
“Today’s successful launch will enable the MUOS constellation to reach global coverage."
Ensuring Secure TacComms For Mobile Military Forces With The Launch Of The U.S. Navy's MUOS-4, Built By Lockheed Martin
MUOS-4 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces.
Mission Microwave Technologies Pushes Envelope For U.S.A.F.... SSPAs Achieve Same Power Levels As TWT Amplifiers
"By pushing the envelope of what is currently thought to be possible, we can extend the usefulness of Solid State Power Amplifiers into power levels previously only achievable using TWT Amplifiers.”
Kratos' RT Logic Receives $49 Million Contract To Support U.S. Government Satellite Communications
"This technology supports the new, next-generation wideband digital SATCOM payloads that are now coming on line and will dominate the growth of SATCOM for years to come."
Northrop Grumman Partners w/ViaSat + Optus = WGS Solution For Australian Defense Force
"Australia has invested approximately AU$1billion in WGS communications capabilities. Northrop Grumman's offering will give Australia the ability to fully utilize this capability...
Mighty Minotaur Team Hosts Comprehensive Training Mission ... The Minotaur IV Pathfinder
"This training is unique because the personnel who transport the Minotaur are the only personnel in the Air Force who do this job—the only personnel in the world for that matter."
U.S. Air Force + U.S. Navy Ready For Tuesday's Liftoff Of MUOS-4
This next generation narrowband satellite communications system will provide significantly improved and assured communications for mobile warfighters.
SSL's Contract From U.S. DARPA Dragonfly Program ... Robotics Self Assemble Large Satellites While In Orbit
..."to demonstrate our advanced robotics capabilities with a mission that has the potential to transform the way satellites are built.”
Almost Time To Launch ULA's Atlas V For U.S. Navy's MOUS-4
"With OVI, the team developed an innovative process that provides safer and more efficient launch processing of the Atlas vehicle.”
To Be Fairing About It, There's Now An On Orbit, Robotic Assembly Of Satellites Study Underway By SSL for DARPA
“The Dragonfly program gives SSL the opportunity to demonstrate our advanced robotics capabilities."—John Celli, President, SSL.
Inclined Satellites... How Additional Driver Training Can Drive Costs Down ... From GEO To Inclined Sats
Unfortunately, the COMSATCOM services needed to operate these remote vehicles can get expensive—especially considering the way the military...
The Military Tactical Communications Summit Is Serious Stuff w/Training In Town Hall Forum
...where thought leaders and key policy-makers across U.S. military and U.S. civilian organizations can come together for actionable discussions and debate.
ULA's Atlas V 551 Stands Ready ... Launch Of U.S. Navy's MOU-4 Soon
a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system using orbiting satellites and relay ground stations to improve communications for U.S. forces on the move.
Falcon III Tactical Radios From Harris Heading Into The Middle East
These radios support the customer's operational requirements for simultaneous, secure voice and high-bandwidth data across a wide range of military missions.”—Brendan O'Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris Communication Systems.
Change Of Command For 14th Air Force + JFCC @ Vandenberg Air Force Base
"The area of responsibility for the people in this room is 73 trillion cubic miles and you are the best in the world at what you do."—U.S. Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander, AFSPC.
Rockwell Collins' ARINC UrgentLink Provides One Button Touch, Even Inside Disaster Site
“ARINC UrgentLink is the first network capable of providing reliable communications coverage, even inside the area most directly impacted by the disaster.”
NSR’s Government + Military Satellite Communications, 12th Edition Provides A Roadmap So You Don't Get Lost
... the longest-running report on the government and military satellite communications market provides an in-depth view at the drivers, regional trends, and capacity demand through 2024.
The Sheathing Of MUOS-4 Completed By Lockheed Martin In Prep For August 31st Launch
“Delivery of this fourth satellite for the U.S. Navy completes the initial MUOS constellation and provides near-global coverage for the network.”—Iris Bombelyn, V.P. of Narrowband Communications, Lockheed Martin.