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Honeywell to Connect the Modern Battlefield with JetWave Satellite Communications Hardware

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...

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U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $395 Million Contract for GPS III Satellites 9 and 10
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

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

DENVER, Sept. 28, 2016Â- - 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...

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Communication Systems

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Orbital Insight

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...

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

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

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 Arianespace....

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

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

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 Mission-1...

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Communication Systems

SSL Selected to Provide Two Powerful Satellites to SiriusXM

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...

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Satellites

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

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 31,...

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Communication Systems

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

Top Executives to Speak on HTS, Emerging Satellite Applications LONDON,Â-  - 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...

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Satellites

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

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...

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

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

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 V...

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