USAF Takes Delivery Of Sixth WGS-6 Satellites

December 13, 2013 @ 07:50 AM

The sixth and the final Block II series spacecraft, Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-6) built by Boeing has been delivered on orbit to the US Air Force, boosting communications capabilities for the US military and its allies. WGS-6 was funded by the Australian government – making the country the programmes first partner...

Northrop Grumman Demos SATCOM Satellite Communications For Aircrafts

December 13, 2013 @ 07:33 AM

Northrop Grumman successfully demostrates the satellite communications (SATCOM) system on board the Firebird demonstrator aircraft. Until now, no small communications system has been able to send sensor data to a satellite and back to a ground station at such a high rate of transfer

Northrop Grumman Receives Timing Subsystem For AEHF Satellite

December 10, 2013 @ 12:26 PM

Frequency Electronics has delivered the Master Oscillator Group (MOG) to Northrop Grumman for communications payload on the US Air Force's fourth advanced extremely high frequency (AEHF) satellite. The delivery, which is the fourth in a series of MOGs for the six-satellite AEHF programme, provides anti-jam communication links to US armed forces...

Russia To Launch New Military Satellites By 2015

December 2, 2013 @ 08:11 AM

Russia will launch a total of 11 military satellites by 2015, President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti. Speaking at a meeting on the development of the Russian satellite fleet, Putin said five military satellites have already joined Russias orbital group in 2013 and that five more will...

Brazil Launches Geostationary Satellite For Communication Security

November 29, 2013 @ 08:20 AM

Brazil, whose communications sovereignty was hit by the USA National Security Agency (NSA) spying on its telecom infrastructure, has launched a Defense and Strategic Communications Geostationary Satellite (SGDC). The system in is expected to ensure telecom and internet security by preventing unauthorized access to its networks

Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite Prototype Proves Successful

November 22, 2013 @ 08:14 AM

The Lockheed Martin prototype of the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite, the GPS III, recently proved successful being backward-compatible with the existing GPS satellite constellation in orbit. During tests that concluded on Oct

Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests New GMLRS Warhead

October 24, 2013 @ 08:59 AM

Lockheed Martin successfully flight tested the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead. During the third short-range test, three GMLRS rockets were launched from an MLRS M270A1 launcher and each destroyed its respective ground-based target approximately 17 kilometers away

General Dynamics Introduces New Fidelis Network Security Solution

September 25, 2013 @ 08:27 AM

General Dynamics today announced its network security solution, Fidelis XPS, now includes a new application of YARA technology. YARA technology is a rule-based malware identification and classification tool, that will increase the real-time prevention of malware attacks by analyzing threats in network traffic

Astrium Wins 344 Million Euros German Radar Satellite Order

September 19, 2013 @ 02:54 PM

Astrium today signed a contract for the development, construction and launch of a high performance radar satellite with OHB System AG, Germany. This contract is for the ‘SARah satellite-based reconnaissance system, for a total value of 344 million euros

USAF Sees Launch Of Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 Satellite

September 19, 2013 @ 02:41 PM

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-3 (AEHF-3) satellite for the United States Air Force lifted off from Space Launch today. This was ULA's 9th launch of an ambitious 12-mission schedule for the year and marks the 40th Atlas V mission and the 75th launch for ULA

Thales Successfully Launches Amos 4 Satellite

September 3, 2013 @ 02:08 PM

The Amos 4 telecommunications satellite, featuring radio frequency (RF) equipment built by Thales Alenia Space under contract to Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), was successfully launched today