Thales Successfully Launches Amos 4 Satellite

September 3, 2013 @ 02:08 PM

The Amos 4 telecommunications satellite, featuring radio frequency (RF) equipment built by Thales Alenia Space under contract to Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), was successfully launched today

Largest Delta IV Heavy U.S. Rocket Successfully Launched

August 29, 2013 @ 10:21 AM

A giant 21 stories tall Delta IV Heavy rocket has been launched for the second time from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, on a covert mission for the US governments National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The launch used three main engines with one powered by RS-68 liquid hydrogen and oxygen...

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...

Pentagon Awards Two Contracts Worth $1 Billion

August 26, 2013 @ 01:59 PM

Boeing has won a firm-fixed price, option eligible, multi-year contract estimated at $904 million for 36 new Block III Apache Helicopters (AH-64E) for the Republic of Korea to include logistical support, spares and one Longbow crew trainer. Northrop Grumman Corp has also won a $152 million contract modification which incorporates...

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 number of services associated with fishing, ecology and meteorology

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)

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