Recent Military News
Comtech Xicom Technology Showcase @ MILCOM 2014
[SatNews] ...and the new products provide an increase in linear power, in small packages, all with greater efficiency.
U.S.A.F.'s 22nd Space Operations Squadron—Parting Ways With PIKE (Tracking Station)
[SatNews] The 22nd Space Operations Squadron will decommission the Colorado Tracking Station on...
USSTRATCOM Signs...Shares Space Situational Awareness With The UK
[SatNews] "...These agreements are mutually beneficial, provide for greater space flight safety, increase our national security and..."
Boeing Defense, Space & Security + U.S.A.F.'s Space and Missile Systems Center—Setting The TEMPO For The Study (Hosted Payload)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE:BA] will investigate hosting a scientific payload on a commercial satellite under a new...
Department of Defense (DoD) + ViaSat—Overseeing Encryption (Comms)
[SatNews] ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, California, is being awarded a maximum $50,000,000...
DoD, U.S. Strategic Command + Three Allies... Sign MOU On Space Operations = Preserve, Strengthen + Optimize
[SatNews] ...current and future space environment, an awareness of space capability to support global operations and military-to-military relationships to address challenges and ensure the peaceful use of space...
L-3 Communications—Terminal Engagements (Business—SATCOM)
[SatNews] L-3 Communications Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded...
U.S.A.F. Space and Missile Systems Center—Moving On Up for Col. Guetlein (Remote Systems Directorate Change of Command)
[SatNews] During a ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) commander...
Kratos + U.S. Navy...Aerial Drones Keep Getting Better...$4.8 Million Control + Control (Contract)
[SatNews] "We believe that our business is very well positioned to meet or exceed our customers' requirements for..."
Lest We Ever Forget...POW/MIA Recognition Day...Engaging Satellite Service For Unanswered Questions
[SatNews] More than 83,000 Americans are missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War and the 1991 Gulf War.
PlanetiQ, Millennium + U.S.A.F.—Occultation Oversight For Government Payloads (Satellite Builds)
[SatNews] Under a new contract with the U.S. Air Force, PlanetiQ LLC will provide an adaptable on-orbit platform for hosting U.S. government payloads as a...
U.S.A.F.—Happy 67th Birthday (Event)
[SatNews] Today, September 18, 2014, happens to be the 67th birthday of the...
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center—A Genuine SAGE Produces Informative Insights (Geospatial Intelligence)
[SatNews] Geospatial intelligence can help commanders to gain better insight about which route to send their troops—a more concealed longer route versus a...
Harris Corporation + U.S.A.F. Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)—Additional HoPS Involvement (Business—Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center )SMC) has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) for a 5-year...
Northrop Grumman + U.S. Air Force Expands In Triplicate... RQ-4 Global Hawk + Retrofit Sensors (ISR | Contract $354M)
[SatNews] ...Multi-INT models carry sophisticated imaging and electronic signals sensors capable of collecting multiple types of intelligence from high altitudes for up to 32 hours.
UPDATE: ULA's Atlas V Rocks... CLIO Climbs ... On Secret Mission For U.S. Government (Launch)
[SatNews] While the satellite's mission is kept under wraps, it's no secret that today's launch was successful.
Lockheed Martin + USSTRATCOM—Constellation Edition For Flight-19 DMSP (Satellite)
[SatNews] The newest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was accepted for operations by...
U.S. Air Force + Harris Corporation... $19 Million For A Flock Of Falcons; Tactical Radio For U.S. Air Force Special Ops
[SatNews] The wideband tactical radios meet current and emerging mission requirements using a full suite of integrated line-of-sight, beyond-line-of-sight and wideband communications.
Harris Corporation—Modernization Support For Middle Eastern Nation (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received an $88 million order to provide a country in the Middle East with...
In Memory...The World Trade Center Now Floats
[SatNews] From the ashes arises the USS New York...on the anniversary of the destruction of those lost in the World Trade Center comes a new beginning.