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India To Launch Its First Military Satellite On Friday

August 28, 2013 @ 10:46 AM

Indias very first naval satellite GSAT-7 will be launched this Friday from Kourou, French Guiana which is to be operated from an orbital location of 74 degrees East. The 2,650 kg satellite with transponders in Ku-band, S-band, C-band and ultra high frequency band will improve communication among various warships, including...

U.S. Awards Four UCLASS Contracts Worth $60 Million

August 16, 2013 @ 03:01 PM

The U.S

Thales Wins $400 Million Satellite Contract

August 14, 2013 @ 01:51 PM

Thales Alenia Space has won a contract worth about $400 million to build a satellite for Brazil's developing space programme. The order, placed by Visiona is for a geostationary satellite for civil and military use

Astrium, South Korea To Produce GOCI-II Satellite System

July 24, 2013 @ 12:24 PM

Astrium has recently signed a contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), to jointly design and manufacture the Geostationary Ocean Color Imager II (GOCI-II) for the future Korean mission GEO Kompsat 2B. The GOCI-II instrument, designed to provide detailed observations of the colour of the seawater, will contribute to a...

Astrium Pips Lockheed Martin In UAE Surveillance Satellite Deal

July 23, 2013 @ 01:06 PM

UAE yesterday ordered two military surveillance satellites from France in a deal worth more than 700 million euros (US $913.2 million)

Israel Perform Launch Test Of Rocket System

July 18, 2013 @ 01:09 PM

Israel recently tested its rocket propulsion system at a military base on the Mediterranean coast. "This morning, Israel conducted a launching test from the Palmachim base of a rocket propulsion system," the Israeli defence ministry said in a brief statement

Lockheed Martin To Launch Second MUOS Satellite

July 17, 2013 @ 11:30 AM

The U.S

Northrop Grumman Advances B-2 Satellite Communication System

July 10, 2013 @ 10:22 AM

Northrop Grumman announced the risks and cost reduction plans associated with production of an extremely high frequency satellite communications system for the U.S

Finmeccanica,Thales Wins 216 Million Euros Contract

July 9, 2013 @ 02:34 PM

Telespazio, the joint venture between Finmeccanica and Thales, has signed a contract worth 216 million euros with the European Satellite Service Provider (ESSP) as part of the EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite navigation programme. The eight-year contract was signed today which requires to see through the maintenance activities and network services for the telecommunications among EGNOS sites located in Europe

Lockheed Martin Delivers Third Satellite Payload System

July 3, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Lockheed Martin delivered the third "highly elliptical earth orbit" satellite payload system, enhancing the U.S

Raytheon Completes Second GPS III Launch Exercise

April 30, 2013 @ 01:59 PM

Raytheon has successfully completed the second launch readiness exercise for the U.S

Thales Alenia Space to Deliver Very-High-Resolution Optical Imaging Instrument to Astrium

July 10, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

CANNES, France --- Thales Alenia Space is ready to deliver the high-resolution (HR) optical imaging instrument for integration in the first Pleiades earth observation satellite.>> The Pleiades project is part of ORFEO*, a joint Franco-Italian initiative by the countries' national space agencies CNES and ASI, marking a major technological advance in optical earth observation systems

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