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Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Built Satellite for Echostar Arrives At Launch Base

November 25, 2016

EchoStar XXI to Provide Mobile Satellite Capacity for Europe

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 23, 2016  - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the EchoStar XXI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, where it will be launched aboard a...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Lockheed Martin Successfully Launches WorldView-4 Satellite for DigitalGlobe

November 14, 2016

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2016 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has successfully launched the WorldView-4 commercial remote sensing spacecraft for DigitalGlobe, Inc. An Atlas V 401 blasted off at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-4 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 137th consecutive successful Atlas launch to...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

SSL Delivers Powerful, High Capacity Broadband Satellite for Hughes to Cape Canaveral Launch Base

November 11, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. and GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 7, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes, has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Honeywell to Connect the Modern Battlefield with JetWave Satellite Communications Hardware

November 8, 2016

Global Xpress 'SATCOM as a Service' opens up unprecedented global connectivity for military use

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced that it will offer high-speed, high-bandwidth satellite communications capabilities for military use. Inmarsat's Global Xpress "SATCOM as a Service" in-flight broadband service and Honeywell's JetWave™ satellite...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $395 Million Contract for GPS III Satellites 9 and 10

October 3, 2016

DENVER, Sept. 28, 2016- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) $395 million in contract options for the production of the ninth and tenth Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite. GPS III satellites will deliver three times better accuracy, provide up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities and extend spacecraft life to 15 years, 25 percent longer than...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Orbital Insight

September 14, 2016

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 7, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with Orbital Insight, Inc., a geospatial big data company that provides advanced information solutions obtained by analyzing millions of satellite images at a time. MDA will provide RADARSAT-2...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Delivers High Performance Broadband Satellite for Australia's National Broadband Network

September 6, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, Aug. 31, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that its second high performance satellite designed and built for Australia's national broadband network (nbn™) has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Picture Perfect: Lockheed Martin Finalizes Contract for NASA Lunar Imaging CubeSat

August 11, 2016

SkyFire's new infrared technology will help NASA enhance its knowledge of the lunar surface. DENVER - For being our familiar anchor in the night sky, the moon still holds mysteries for scientists. To illuminate the unknown, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with NASA to deploy SkyFire, a 6U CubeSat planned to launch to the moon in 2018 with Orion's Exploration...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Selected to Provide Two Powerful Satellites to SiriusXM

August 1, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, July 28, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that it was selected to provide two high power satellites to SiriusXM, the world's largest radio company measured by revenue. The next generation satellites, SXM-7 and SXM-8, will replace the XM-3 and XM-4 satellites in 2019 and 2020, respectively, and...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Powerful SSL-built Satellite for Intelsat Begins post-launch Maneuvers According to Plan

June 15, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a high-power satellite designed and built for Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Intelsat...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Hughes to Showcase JUPITER(TM) High-Throughput Satellite System at VSAT 2015 Global Industry Conference

September 16, 2015

Top Executives to Speak on HTS, Emerging Satellite Applications LONDON, - Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) Chief Technology Officer Adrian Morris and Senior Vice President Bob Kepley will offer their perspectives on the global explosion of satellite communications in keynote addresses on September 16, the opening day of the 17(th) annual VSAT 2015 satellite conference at the Royal Garden...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Counting Down: U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin Ready to Launch MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite August 31

September 3, 2015

Satellite Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. –The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are ready to launch the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite, MUOS-4, here on Monday, August 31, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The launch window is...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Buttoned Up: Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS-4 Secure Communications Satellite Encapsulated for August 31 Launch

August 19, 2015

MUOS-4 Will Complete Near-Global Coverage for U.S. Navy's New Military Smart Phone-Like Network CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - The fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the U.S. Navy was encapsulated in its protective launch vehicle fairing August 10. It is scheduled to launch August 31 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Straton Assists with Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Project

July 10, 2015

Straton recently worked with M.I.T. to produced precision components for the TESS project. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will discover thousands of exoplanets in orbit around the brightest stars in the sky. In a two-year survey of the solar neighborhood, TESS will monitor more than 500,000 stars for temporary drops in brightness caused by planetary transits. This first-ever...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Arabsat and KACST Award Lockheed Martin Contract to Provide Satellite Systems to Strengthen TV, Internet, Telephone Communication

May 1, 2015

Satellites will be based on the modernized A2100 and will serve the Middle East and Europe RIYADH, Saudi Arabia— Arabsat and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) today announced contracts for Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT to manufacture two A2100 communications satellites. In conjunction with the award, Lockheed Martin, KACST and TAQNIA Space Company, a subsidiary of the...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

New Highly-Integrated Space/Ground System from ViaSat and Boeing Designed to Accelerate Spread of High-Speed Broadband Worldwide

March 19, 2015

Affordable way for regional partners to start with broad coverage, then shift and grow capacity as demand develops CARLSBAD and EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– Making it easier for operators and service providers to deliver affordable, high-speed broadband services worldwide, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) are teaming together to offer the ViaSat Flexible Broadband System....Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

TS Global Network Inks Deal with Hughes for JUPITER System

March 9, 2015

Major High-Throughput Technology Upgrade of Conventional C-Band Satellite Network GERMANTOWN, Md.,– Malaysia's premier satellite communications services company, TS Global Network Sdn Bhd (TSGN) and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that Hughes is providing its JUPITER™ System for a major technology...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS System supports small cell synchronization.

March 5, 2015

Designed to mount indoors, Integrated GNSS Master combines 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with GNSS receiver and antenna in fully contained package that eliminates need for outdoor antenna. IGM uses Power-over-Ethernet to simplify installation and requires no more than 12.95 W of power directly from Ethernet cable. Once mounted on wall or ceiling and connected to network, unit will automatically self-configure, lock to GNSS signals, and provide precise frequency and phase. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

ORBIT to Showcase Aerospace Communication Solutions Suite at Aero India 2015

February 23, 2015

Exhibit Will Feature Live Demos of the Orion™ Audio Management System for Airborne Platforms Aero India 2015, February 18-22, Bangalore, Booth # A2.1.1 ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications, will be showcasing its full suite of aerospace communication solutions at Aero India 2015. This...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Portable Satellite Terminal weighs less than 40 lb.

January 27, 2015

Combining integrated BUC, LNB, and modem, Journey Manpack 0.9 m Ku-Band Terminal delivers Rx/Tx data rates up to 45 Mbps/20 Mbps. Six-segment, carbon fiber unit runs on AC power or 4/6 cell battery pack that provides more than 4 hr of continuous runtime. Suited for military Special Forces and government applications, Journey Manpack is optionally equipped with LinkControl software which simplifies antenna alignment with alignment wizard, beacon detector, and spectrum analyzer. Read More