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2011-10-28 07:00:00

Satcom seminar will benefit telecom managers, procurement agents, contracting officers, and telecom analysts. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 GlobaFone, a leading multi-carrier satellite service provider has announced CEO and founder Lou Altman will be presenting a free webinar aimed at professionals whose role is to initiate satellite phone purchasing decisions for business continuity and disaster management planning on Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, 2011. The...

2011-10-05 10:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $12.7 million contract from the Australian Defence Force to provide AN/PRC-112G® GPS-enabled search and rescue radios and accessories. Part of the HOOK2® System, the AN/PRC-112G radio sends encrypted global positioning information, user identification, situation reports and other critical information to combat search and rescue aircraft in short bursts to reduce...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced its participation at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space 2011 Conference and Exposition. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, will speak during the plenary session on...

2011-09-21 12:30:00

NEWTON, N.C., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has received a license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) enabling continuous access to private- and government-owned communication satellites while on-the-move in vehicles. The license applies to four models of satellite communications ground-station equipment made by General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies. Previously, users of General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies' Vehicle Mounted Earth Stations...

2011-09-13 12:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Sept. 1 received a $1.09 billion contract modification from the U.S. Air Force adding funding to the existing Block II follow-on contract for full production, launch and on-orbit activation of the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite and procurement of long-lead materials for an eighth satellite. The authorization also includes options for the full production, launch and on-orbit activation of satellites...

2011-08-23 15:30:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Answering the need to enable military vehicles to serve multiple mission roles, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] offers soldiers a mobile network in a carrying case. Lockheed Martin's Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) kit gives warfighters access to various networks without having to incorporate racks of equipment in their vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b ) "Lockheed Martin offers the potential for each...

2011-08-16 09:06:00

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Segovia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc and a leading provider of secure, global communications to the public and private sectors, announced today that Andy Beegan, Chief Technology Officer and Senior VP, will participate as a speaker at the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) sponsored Army SATCOM Users' Workshop, held in conjunction with LandWarNet next week in Tampa, Florida. (Logo:...

2011-08-15 07:30:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, and a leading provider of managed network and application services, today announced its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) will participate in the Annual Army Commercial SATCOM Users' Workshop, which is an adjunct event to LandWarNet 2011 and hosted by the Satellite Industry Association (SIA). (Logo:...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

Another Behlman design has been delivered for new SATCOM systems. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Behlman Electronics, Inc., known for its leadership in providing power products for military, industrial, and commercial applications, has delivered the new Behlman 94075 COTS VME power supply with special features that will help ensure long-lasting uninterrupted performance of its client's UHF SATCOM terminals. Behlman to the rescue. The SATCOM manufacturer originally approached Behlman in...

2011-06-16 00:35:01

Agilis Compact Series BUCs to be Showcased at CommunicAsia 2011, 21-24 June 2011Singapore, June 16, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - ST Electronics (Satcom & Sensor Systems) today announced the launch of a new series of compact and light weight BUCs (Block Up Converters) marketed under its Agilis brand. The Agilis compact series of BUCs available in C, X, Ku and Ka-Band frequencyranges are among the smallest and lightest in the world. ST Electronics' new products and end to end satellite...


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2012-03-10 09:09:46

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 26, 1985 at 7:29 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on December 3 at 1:33 PM PST. The shuttle orbited 109 times at an altitude of 225 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 2.8 million miles. Three communications satellites were deployed: MORE LOS-B (Mexico), AUSSAT-2 (Australia) and SATCOM KU-2 (RCA Americom). MORELOS-B and AUSSAT-2 were attached to the Payload Assist Module-D motors, SATCOM KU-2 to a...

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