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2011-05-31 05:31:00

HAIFA, Israel, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. announced the launch of InterSKY(R) VNO- S2(TM) at SatCom Africa 2011, satellite communications conference and exhibition taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080408/300441 ) The InterSKY(R) VNO(TM)- S2 is a hybrid broadband satellite communications solution for Virtual Network Operators looking to expand and increase their network capabilities and capacity...

2011-05-10 05:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional equipment is being produced for the U.S. Army's on-the-move, high-capacity communications network that brings high-bandwidth, mobile, two-way satellite communications and ad hoc mesh radio connectivity to all Army echelons down to the company level. General Dynamics C4 Systems, the prime contractor for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T), awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $105 million order to produce...

2011-05-09 09:00:00

HERNDON, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Segovia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc and a leading provider of secure, global telecommunications to the public and private sectors, announced today that Mike Shakarji, Vice President of Business Development and Capture, will participate as a speaker at the GSA Training Conference & Expo next week in San Diego, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/NE56647LOGO ) Mr. Shakarji, who brings over 20 years...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced that Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions, will participate as a speaker at the 2011 ITS Network Services Conference at the GSA Expo. Hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Mr. Bardo will join other satellite industry executives on a...

2011-01-19 09:30:00

NEWTON, N.C., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies received a $40.7 million contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to build two additional 34-meter (112-foot wide) beam waveguide antennas as part of NASA's modernization and transformation plan to continue scientific studies of the Earth as well as explore distant bodies in the solar system. The new antennas will be located at the Deep Space...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) have successfully demonstrated the ability to integrate commercial mobile SATCOM networks with JTRS networks. This integration allows the commander to interconnect dispersed field forces using JTRS radios and then backhaul communications to command centers or any other locations, including mobile locations, throughout the globe....

2010-11-01 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has successfully demonstrated full-mesh satellite communications at Ka-band between an Australian Army deployable 1.0-metre Compact Transmit Receive Suite (CTRS) terminal located at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and a 48-cm communication-on-the-move (COTM) terminal located at BAE Systems Australia using a ViaSat LinkWay®(S2) MF-TDMA satellite modem. This demonstration...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced its HX System for land mobile, maritime and airborne communications-on-the-move (COTM) is undergoing Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) certification by the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) SATCOM Systems Expert (SSE). WGS is a satellite communications system that provides flexible, high-capacity bandwidth on X-band and Ka-band for...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced it will co-present, with industry and government partners, two papers at the Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) 2010 under the Unclassified Technical Program. The first paper titled "Analysis and Demonstration of Policy-Based Satellite Communications Resources," references work done with the Defense Information Systems...

2010-10-18 15:18:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveTV Airfone LLC, TrueNorth Avionics Inc. and Satcom Direct Inc. have announced plans to develop and market a next-generation Magnastar(TM) system that will be the first terrestrial network to encompass voice, data, Wi-Fi, smartphone support, e-mail, text messaging and multichannel VoIP for a complete business solution. Available in 2011, the new Magnastar(TM) system will be based on a hardware concept derived from TrueNorth's open-architecture...


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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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