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Thales To Supply MilSatCom System To Qatar

October 21, 2014 @ 02:43 PM

Thales was awarded a contract to supply the Qatar Armed Forces with a military satellite communications system. The ground segment supplied by Thales will provide Qatari ground and naval forces with a long-range communications capability to enhance national security and protect vital interests

ATK Offers USAF Solid Rocket Solution As Replacement For RD-180

September 23, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

ATK has provided the U.S

Textron Successfully Demos G-CLAW Precision Guided Weapon

September 17, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems announced today its G-CLAW precision guided weapon successfully completed a live-fire demonstration recently at the U.S

Thales Alenia Space, ESA Sign New EGNOS Framework Contract

September 15, 2014 @ 10:52 AM

Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a new framework contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) concerning the EGNOS navigation system. The contract will enable ESA, delegated by the European Commission, to order work packages from Thales Alenia Space France for the period 2014-2017, to develop new versions...

Russia To Create Super Heavy Rockets

September 3, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved plans for creating super-heavy rockets, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. “Today, (Russia's space agency) Roscosmos' plans to begin the work on a super-heavy rocket were voiced at the presidential level for the first time,” Rogozin was quoted as saying by Itar-Tass...

Northrop Grumman To Continue USAF Weather Support

August 14, 2014 @ 01:09 PM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract valued at up to $300 million to continue helping U.S

Airbus Defense And Space To Resell Inmarsat Global Xpress High-Speed Broadband For...

July 17, 2014 @ 08:19 AM

Airbus Defense and Space signed a new agreement with Inmarsat for US government market on Global Xpress high-speed broadband network. New agreement covers commercial Ka-band and is part of Airbus Defense and Spaces recently launched AuroraGlobal suite of new high throughput satcom services

GLONASS Accuracy Could Be Improved By Two Feet By 2020

June 12, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

GLONASS accuracy could be boosted from nine to two feet by 2020, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the "Tekhnoprom" forum in Novosibirsk. "In 2013, our main task was to ensure the stable operation of the GLONASS system, and this has been achieved

Lockheed Martin Acquires Astrotech Space Operations

May 29, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Astrotech Space Operations business of Astrotech Corporation. Astrotech Space Operations is a leader in satellite launch preparation services, from final testing and fueling to encapsulation and day-of launch operations

Thales Alenia Space To Build Telecommunications Satellites For KT Sat

May 13, 2014 @ 02:21 PM

Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with the Korean satellite service operator KT Sat, subsidiary of KT Corporation, to build two telecommunications satellites, Koreasat-7 and Koreasat-5A, winning the contract against an international field of competitors. The two satellites will provide Internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services

Lockheed Martin Wins $245 Million Contract For New GPS III Satellites

April 2, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

The US Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin more than $245 million in contract options to complete production of its seventh and eighth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III. GPS III space vehicles seven and eight (SV 07-08) received initial funding under a February 2013 long lead material contract for the Air Force's second set of four satellites, GPS III SV 05-08

Qatar Launches High-Tech Border Security System

March 26, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Airbus Defence & Space announced on the sidelines of DIMDEX 2014 that a state-of-the-art border security system for the National Security Shield (NSS) is now up and running in Qatar. Airbus Defence & Space senior vice president, head of Europe, Middle East and Africa Jean-Marc Nasr said the company had finalised the deployment of the advanced security system to the Qatar Ministry of Interior and Armed Forces

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