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2011-06-22 11:25:48

Alphabus, the world’s largest communication satellite platform, is ready to offer new opportunities for satellite operators worldwide.

2011-06-01 05:25:00

KNUTSFORD, England, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Royal Air Force Contractor Chooses Leading Content Service Provider to Supply Movies, TV Shows and Audio Channels for Military Personnel's Entertainment. IFE Services, a leading in-flight entertainment (IFE) supplier, has been selected by AirTanker to meet its onboard passenger entertainment needs. From this Autumn, IFE Services will supply AirTanker with a selection of Hollywood Blockbusters, classic movies, TV shows and audio...

2011-05-17 16:27:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received a contract with a value in the range of $40 million to provide Ka-band transmit-receive (T/R) modules to Thales Alenia Space for the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.

2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Alenia Space has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to develop, test and support integration of payload application software for the Iridium NEXT satellites. Thales Alenia Space is the prime contractor for Iridium NEXT, the next-generation satellite constellation being designed, built and launched for Iridium Communications Inc., (Nasdaq: IRDM), of McLean, Va.

2011-02-23 14:46:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales Australia and U.S.-based General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have signed a long-term strategic teaming agreement to cooperate in the Australian ordnance market.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.