Lockheed Martin has won $255 million contract in late 2013 from the US Army for Lot 9 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket. The new allotment of rockets will be delivered to the U
Northrop Grumman will highlight its specialized space capabilities for products ranging from secure military satellite communications to antenna technologies at SATELLITE 2014, March 10-13. At the exhibit, the company will showcase protected satellite communications developed for the US Air Force which includes hosted payloads for the Enhanced Polar System (EPS)...
Airbus Defense and Space has launched the AuroraGloba, its new high throughput satcom services for government, maritime and enterprise markets at Satellite 2014, March 10-13. This new portfolio of high throughput services - featuring Ku-, X-, and Ka-bands, which provides increased throughput, without the need to change antenna systems
Thales Alenia Space has won a contract awarded by French defense procurement agency DGA to provide operational support for the Syracuse 3, Athena-Fidus and Sicral 2 space systems. This contract, dubbed "SSAS", entails stationkeeping and support services for the Syracuse 3A, Syracuse 3B and Athena-Fidus satellites, along with the "French" part...
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the second Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-5 satellite for the US Air Force. "Congratulations to the entire mission team on tonight's successful launch of the GPS IIF-5 satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and Delta Programs
Northrop Grumman has won a $200 million contract for the Embedded Global Positioning System Inertial Navigation System (EGI). The contract for the acquisition and sustainment will consist of platform integration, modernization, diminishing manufacturing sources, flight test support, technical support following integration efforts, training, engineering support/studies, contractor depot repair, spares, and data for the standard EGI
General Dynamics delivered three ground stations for the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) to the US Navy. The MUOS ground stations act like cell phone switches, receiving radio calls relayed through MUOS satellites from service members around the globe and connecting them to ground-based Department of Defense communication networks in just seconds
Lockheed Martin has completed Tranche 1 of the Field Deployable geospatial intelligence (FDG) under PICASSO programme, and the system has been declared with Initial Operating Capability (IOC) by the UK Ministry of Defence. The PICASSO programme provides strategic to tactical level mapping and digital geographic information and imagery derived intelligence to UK forces
BAE Systems has won a $79 million contract to work on phase two of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Insight programme. The contract allows the company to mature the Insight system by adding capabilities to integrate information from space, air, sea, and ground sensors, human reports and intelligence repositories
Northrop Grumman has won a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S
Lockheed Martins fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S
Ball Aerospace announced today that operational control of the Space Test Program Satellite-3 (STPSat-3) has been handed over to the U.S