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SpaceX's Success With One of the Most Challenging Launches of the Falcon Heavy for U.S. Air Force
SpaceX posted a modest announcement regarding a successful launch for an extraordinary mission and a 'first-of' for the U.S. Air Force.
 
The SSTL-Built FORMOSAT-7 Heads to Orbit
FORMOSAT-7, also known as COSMIC-2 in the U.S., is a joint constellation meteorological satellite mission between Taiwan and the United States for ...
 
DRS Global Enterprise Solutions Obtains Task Order for U.S. Army's MILSATCOM Network
The face value of this action is $23,756,299 funded by fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds. The total cumulative face value of the...
 
Colorado Springs-Controlled GPS Satellites Vital to U.S. Economy, Daily Life
One sector would be an unlikely loser if GPS went down: farmers. The report found that farms could lose millions of dollars in an outage because ...
 
C5ISR Modernization and Maintenance U.S. Navy Contract Won by BAE Systems
BAE Systems has been supporting Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division with mobile...
 
Comtech Systems Awarded Brazilian Military Satellite Network Contract 
The company received a $4.0 million contract from the Brazilian military to expand their satellite-based network for its air traffic control system...
 
Iridium Receives Airtime Contract
The face value of this action is $8,579,000, funded by fiscal 2019 defense working capital funds.  The total cumulative face value of the contract is,,,
 
Space Warfare: The Aspiration-Constraint Challenge For India – Analysis
Space warfare conjures up images of satellites and laser weapons... being used to obtain a significant military advantage against an adversary.
 
Bad Batteries Cause Launch Delay of U.S.A.F.'s AEHF-5 Mission
Atlas V is tailored to the needs of its passenger by adding as many as five side-mounted solid rocket boosters for increased lift performance and a ...
 
Canada's Department of National Defence Receives 16 Terminals from GigaSat
The terminals are designed to be deployed globally to access worldwide global MILSATCOM (WGS) military communications as well as commercial...
 
Orbit Communication's Airborne SATCOM Solutions Ordered by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
Orbit’s integrated solution of onboard Multi-Purpose Terminal (MPT 87) SATCOM terminals and AL-4018 high-speed ground pedestals will provide...
 
Avionica to Develop Lightweight Terminal for Inmarsat's SB-S Aircraft Operations and Platform and an Inmarsat Government Award
The new terminal will be available next year and has been designed for the retrofit market, providing an affordable option for airlines seeking to equip...
 
Space and Missile Systems Center Reveals Many Firsts in the 'Summer of Launch' Program
Space Test Program-2, scheduled on June 24, will be the first DOD mission to fly on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and the first to use previously flown flight hardware. 
 
Newtec's MCC Factory of the Future Begins Projects with QinetiQ ... Enabling Softer Docking at Space Stations
Signs in stores say "You break it you buy it" are posted so that consumers won't mishandle merchandise. Likewise ensuring that spacecraft docking at
 
Advantech Wireless Technologies' 'Bull-ish' SSPA ... Taurus-X GaN based SSPA/BUC for Harsh Military Applications
is perfectly suited for harsh environments and is both designed and manufactured by Advantech to meet stringent military requirements.
 
Update: Delay Conflicting Reports Regarding SpaceX's First Falcon Heavy Launch 
“It’s an exciting partnership with NASA, NOAA and SpaceX to provide space access for important military and civil experiments while demonstrating the Falcon Heavy launch
 
Launch Complex 48 at Kennedy Space Center to be Developed
The NASA-developed complex will sit between KSC's pad 39A to the north and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41 to the south,...
 
Contract for Honeywell Canada for SATCOM Kits
This contract provides for the purchase of Honeywell Inmarsat satellite communication kits, interim contractor support, initial spares, data and...
 
Peraton to Acquire Software Development and Systems Integration Firm Solers
The Solers acquisition will accelerate both near- and long-range growth opportunities and enhance Peraton’s ability to deliver highly differentiated...
 
GA-ASI and L3 Technologies Develop and Successfully Fly Full-Band Signals Intelligence Solution for MQ-9 RPAS
L3’s SIGINT solutions were integrated into a wing-mounted GA-ASI pod and flight tested on the GA-ASI Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE)...