North Korea Covers Rocket Launch Platform To Evade Satellite Surveillance

August 3, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

North Korea has built a cover around its rocket-launching platform possibly to evade from surveillance by spy satellites. On Sunday, the US satellite images indicated the steel platform at Sohae Satellite Launching Station was completely covered

Military Satellite System For US, Allies Goes Live

July 31, 2015 @ 07:12 PM

One of the world's most impenetrable satellite communications systems, built by Lockheed Martin to serve the U.S

Lockheed Martin Delivers Fourth Secure Communication Satellite For August Launch

June 30, 2015 @ 08:57 AM

US Navy and Lockheed Martin delivered fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida ahead of expected August launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. MUOS-4 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing...

Russia Launches Defense Satellite

June 24, 2015 @ 01:22 PM

Russia launched a defense satellite by a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport Tuesday

US Navy Accepts Third Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS Communications Satellite

June 4, 2015 @ 11:25 AM

Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that its third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite was accepted by US Navy, following the successful completion of on-orbit testing. MUOS-3, which was launched on January 20, is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications...

Finmeccanica, Thales Launch SICRAL2 Telecommunications Satellite

April 30, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Finmeccanica announced Monday that it along with Thales has jointly launched the military telecommunications satellite, SICRAL 2 on April 26 from French Guiana. The satellite was launched with an Arianespace launch vehicle by Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio, the Space Alliance created by Finmeccanica and Thales

Lockheed Martin To Integrate Software Based Apps Into Ground Station Solutions

April 16, 2015 @ 01:18 PM

Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that it will integrate customized applications or apps into its ground station solutions to offer more efficiency between operators and missions. "We want to shape the future of the industry," said Vinny Sica, vice president of Space Ground Solutions for Lockheed Martin

United Launch Alliance Launches 9th GPS IIF Satellite For US Air Force

March 26, 2015 @ 04:03 PM

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the ninth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF satellite on Wednesdays for the US Air Force. This mission was launched aboard a Delta IV Medium-plus (4,2) configuration Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) using a single ULA common booster core powered by an Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-68 main engine, along with two Orbital ATK GEM-60 solid rocket motors

Arianespace To Launch Two Reconnaissance Satellite For UAE

March 19, 2015 @ 03:07 PM

Arianespace has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space to launch two Falcon Eye satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO) by using two Vega (or Soyuz) launchers from the Guiana Space Center, the company announced in its press release on Tuesday. The launches are scheduled for 2018 and 2019

UK Selects Airbus' Satellite To Track Ground Assets

March 11, 2015 @ 05:02 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected Airbus Defence and Space to provide satellite airtime for air and ground tracking of ground assets and helicopters on a worldwide basis. The contract is for the provision of Iridium Short Burst Data and Iridium Rudics Data Minutes for the MOD's established Asset Tracking System (ATS), Helicopter ATS (HeATS) and Ground ATS (GrATS), the company announced in its press release on Wednesday

Rafael To Present C-DOME Defense System, Iron Dome And SPICE 250 Munition...

February 16, 2015 @ 08:33 AM

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will debut the C-DOME, a Naval Point Defense System at the AEROINDIA 2015 this week. The system is designed to effectively protect combat vessels against a large set of modern threats

Tundra Satellite Delay Weakens Russian Missile Detection Ability

February 13, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

Russias delay in launch of its new “Tundra” advanced early warning system satellite will weaken Russian ballistic missile detection and early warning system, Russian Kommersant newspaper reported. According to the newspaper, Tundra was to replace ageing satellites that are part of Oko program as they have already exceeded their life-span