Lockheed Martin Wins $255 Million Guided MLRS Rocket Production Contract

March 14, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

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 To Showcase Various Military Satellite Products At SATELLITE 2014

March 10, 2014 @ 01:32 PM

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 Launches AuroraGloba At Satellite 2014

March 10, 2014 @ 01:26 PM

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 Wins Satellite Operational Support Contract

February 25, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

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...

USAF GPS IIF-5 Satellite Launched

February 22, 2014 @ 07:12 AM

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 Wins $200 million EGI Navigation System Contract

January 25, 2014 @ 10:03 AM

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

US Navy Receive General Dynamics MUOS Ground Stations

January 24, 2014 @ 07:33 AM

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 Complete Geospatial Intelligence Capability Operation

January 22, 2014 @ 08:06 AM

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 Wins $79 Million DARPA Insight Programme Contract

January 17, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

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 Wins GPS-Challenged Navigation Systems Contract

January 16, 2014 @ 08:28 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S

Fifth MUOS Satellite Completes Assembly

January 14, 2014 @ 07:44 AM

Lockheed Martins fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S

STPSAT-3 Operations Handed Over To USAF

January 13, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Ball Aerospace announced today that operational control of the Space Test Program Satellite-3 (STPSat-3) has been handed over to the U.S