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... 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... 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, Transportation Industry Products

Shenzhen Eelink Communication Launches New Vehicle GPS Products This Month

February 25, 2015

Shenzhen, Guangdong – Great news for those looking for some GPS vehicle tracking system, Shenzhen Eelink Communication Technology Co Ltd has recently launched a wide range of new GPS vehicle trackers. A name of big repute across international GPS tracking equipments scene, Shenzhen Eelink has been operating since 2004. Initially founded to cater to domestic Sino market, the Chinese company... 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

Communication Systems & Equipment

ViaSat Selects SpaceX to Launch ViaSat-2 Satellite

January 15, 2015

Broadband and space innovators team to deliver most powerful satellite into orbit ViaSat-2 designed to enable significantly more data per user CARLSBAD, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is taking another step forward in the transformation of satellite broadband with the selection of SpaceX to launch ViaSat-2, the next generation of high-capacity broadband satellite. ViaSat-2 is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Norsat Receives Order for Next Generation Product Line Extensions to Terminal Platform Technology

December 11, 2014

VANCOUVER — Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat") (TSX: NII and OTC BB: NSATF), a leading provider of innovative communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio and video for remote and challenging applications, today announced that it has received an order to deliver its recently launched SigmaLink™ AUTO and Ranger products to a major military contractor that supplies... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Gilat to Promote Its Latest Broadband and Cellular Satellite Solutions at AfricaCom 2014

November 14, 2014

PETAH TIKVA, Israel – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it intends to promote its latest broadband and cellular satellite solutions at AfricaCom 2014, November 11-13 at the Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa - Booth #D1. At the event the Company intends to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Inmarsat Approves Worlds First Isatdock2 for IsatPhone 2 by Beam

November 11, 2014

Melbourne, Australia, – Beam Communications Pty. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of World Reach Limited (ASX: WRR) announces that they have received Inmarsat approval for its range of BEAM IsatDock2 docking stations for the recently released Inmarsat IsatPhone satellite handset. This additional docking station development further enhances BEAM’s position providing one of the broadest... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lockheed Martin Team Delivers First Geostationary Lightning Mapper Instrument for Weather Satellite

October 22, 2014

Sophisticated Sensor Will Give NOAA Earlier Warnings of Severe Storms PALO ALTO, Calif. - A Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT team delivered the first Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument that will provide earlier alerts of severe storms and contribute to more accurate tornado warnings. The sensor will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Trimble Offers More Flexibility for Surveyors with Expanded GNSS Portfolio

October 14, 2014

Trimble Now Offers Continuous RTK Level Accuracy with Enhancement to RTX-based Trimble xFill Technology BERLIN – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today additions to its Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) portfolio--the Trimble® NetR9 Geospatial receiver; the Trimble Geo7X with Trimble Access™ field software onboard; and enhanced Trimble xFill™ functionality that provides... Read More