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2010-08-10 22:26:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAKR Engineering, Inc., a privately held company, today announced that Thales Alenia Space (TAS), the Iridium NEXT prime contractor, has awarded the communication processor for the Iridium NEXT constellation to SEAKR Engineering. The Iridium NEXT constellation will ultimately replace the existing Iridium constellation providing enhanced mobile satellite communication services worldwide, with the first Iridium NEXT satellite launches scheduled for...

2010-06-09 08:15:00

PARIS, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, announced today that it has selected Thales Alenia Space to build a 40-transponder Ku-band satellite enabling a 50% increase in capacity operated at its 21.5degrees East location in geostationary orbit. Scheduled for launch in third quarter 2012, the satellite will replace Eutelsat's W6 craft at a core neighbourhood anchored for data, professional...

2010-06-02 00:33:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) today announced its comprehensive plan for funding, building and deploying its next-generation satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Specifically, the Company announced the execution of a fixed price contract with Thales Alenia Space, a joint company between Thales (67%) and Finmeccanica (33%), for the design and construction of satellites for the Iridium NEXT constellation. In addition, the...

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2010-01-27 11:06:16

Yesterday, Mr Ren© Oosterlinck, ESA's Director of the Galileo Programme and Navigation-related Activities, signed the first three contracts for the Galileo full operational capability phase. This event marks the start of building the Galileo operational infrastructure. The signing ceremony took place at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre at Noordwijk (The Netherlands) in the presence of Mr Matthias Ruete, Director General "ËœEnergy and Transport' of the...

2010-01-12 08:00:00

FAIRVIEW, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC), today announced that its Spectrum Microwave Business Unit has been selected by Thales Communications, Inc. in Clarksburg, Maryland as the Supplier for the RF Power Amplifier for the Extended Band Manpack, an accessory to the AN/PRC-148 JTRS Enhanced Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio. Production of the RF Power Amplifier will be performed at Spectrum Microwave's Palm Bay, Florida operation and is currently...

2009-11-30 09:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Radars - A World Market Intelligence Report http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164555/Radars---A-World-Market-Intelligence-Report.html Technological advancements are propelling the latest radar systems market worldwide. Radar capabilities are boosted further by progress in electronic and digital technology. Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) and other recent...

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2009-11-25 10:53:59

For rescuers working in remote places working phones and internet are literally a question of life and death. A team of researchers and businesses in Norway, Spain and Finland decided they need to be equipped with a box with the power to connect them to networks wherever they are. On September 11, firefighters, police officers and ambulance workers faced a terrifying rescue effort in the World Trade Center complex. They battled to save people from the collapsing Twin Towers, searched for...

2009-10-26 06:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. and Thales Alenia Space have agreed to work jointly on the next-generation satellite constellation Iridium NEXT program. Ball Aerospace's possible roles and responsibilities would be assembly, integration and test (AI&T) for the Iridium satellites. Under the current agreement, Ball Aerospace will apply its payload accommodation experience and product-line approach, leveraging decades of...

2009-07-22 08:25:00

TOULOUSE, FRANCE, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Integral Systems Europe (ISE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc., (Nasdaq: ISYS) has been chosen to provide advanced network monitoring and management systems to the Norwegian Navy's fleet of NANSEN class frigates and Netherlands Navy NAVSAT class frigates. ISE entered into a three-year agreement with Thales and will provide the company's Compass Network Management solution for this contract as well as future yet to be...

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2009-06-22 09:35:00

Following an agreement between ESA, Krunichev Space Centre and Eurockot Launch Services, ESA's next Earth Explorer mission SMOS and a secondary payload, the technology demonstrator Proba-2 satellite, will now launch on November 2 2009. The new November launch date follows a rescheduling of the previously announced date of September 9. Both the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite and the secondary payload Proba-2, which is ESA's second Project for Onboard Autonomy mission,...


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