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Satellites

New Satellite Extends Yahsat's Commercial Ka-band Coverage to an Additional 17 Countries and 600 Million Users across Africa and Brazil

Al Yah 3 set to be launched in Q4 2016 from French Guiana Orbital Sciences Corporation to manufacture Al Yah 3 Arianespace to launch the new satellite in 2016 Abu Dhabi, UAEÂ- — Yahsat (http://www.yahsat.ae), the UAE-based satellite operator, has announced the manufacturing and launch partners for the Company's recently announced third satellite, Al Yah 3, set to be launched in Q4...

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Electronic Routers

Collaboration between Romantis and Leading Global Satellite Operator SES Will Better Serve VSAT Providers in the Region

BERLIN, Germany – Romantis announced today that it will be providing a high-quality gateway solution, Romantis' Universal Hardware Platform (UHP) with all operation modes, on SES' NSS-12 Ku-band beam in East Africa. The gateway solution, offered from SES partner teleport in Djibouti, is well-suited for IP connectivity as well as for customised corporate network services in East Africa...

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Satellites

Hughes to Highlight Growth in High Throughput Satellite Technology at VSAT 2014 Conference

Keynote speaker to focus on global expansion of broadband services GERMANTOWN, Md. -- The global growth in high-throughput satellite technology (HTS) and services will be the subject of the keynote address by Ramesh Ramaswamy, vice president of International sales and marketing at Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) at this year's VSAT 2014 conference. Drawing on the market success of the...

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Communication Systems

Ultra-Secure AEHF Satellites Connect United Kingdom Users for First Time

U.S., Canada, The Netherlands, U.K. Begin Coalition Testing SUNNYVALE, Calif. - All partner nations are now using the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communications satellite system after the United Kingdom connected earlier this year. Four nations will use the Lockheed Martin-produced [NYSE: LMT satellites for their most important transmissions, from commanders-in-chief to...

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MUOS Gives Navy First Reliable Military Satellite Connection in the Arctic
Communication Systems

MUOS Gives Navy First Reliable Military Satellite Connection in the Arctic

ICEX Exercise Demonstrates High-Bandwidth Polar SATCOM SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Analysis of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites during the U.S. Navy's 2014 Ice Exercise (ICEX) shows they provided nearly 150 hours of secure data connections. This was the first time military users could transfer large megabyte data files over stable satellite connections in the arctic. Working atop a floating...

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Communication Systems

Northrop Grumman Ships Payload Module Two Months Early for Fourth Advanced EHF Protected Communications Satellite

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.Â- – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor. Complex phased array and nulling antennas, along with the advanced...

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Communication Networks

Huawei and Comtech EF Data Jointly Announce the Launch of an Integrated Satellite Solution Platform for Premium Enterprise Network Services

TEMPE, Ariz. and SHENZHEN, ChinaÂ- – Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Comtech EF Data Corporation, a leading integrated SatCom infrastructure solutions provider, today announced the launch of an integrated satellite network solution platform for Premium Enterprise Network services following a successful interoperability test...

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Satellites

Fourth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite Begins Integration Months Ahead of Schedule

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite produced by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT is taking shape after early deliveries of its payload and propulsion core. AEHF-4, expected to launch in 2017, will enable the constellation to reach full operational capability. The propulsion core manufactured by Lockheed Martin and payload produced by Northrop Grumman...

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Communication Networks

Ball Aerospace Completes Series of Environmental Testing for WorldView-3 Remote Sensing Spacecraft

Mid-August Launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base Anticipated for Newest Addition to DigitalGlobe Constellation BOULDER, Colo.Â- – Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed a series of environmental tests on WorldView-3, the next generation commercial remote-sensing satellite built for DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions. The satellite...

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Communication Systems

United Launch Alliance Marks 80th Successful Launch by Delivering Air Force's Weather Satellite to Orbit

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.Â- – A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Air Force's Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-19) payload at 7:46 a.m. PDT today from Space Launch Complex-3. This is the third mission of 15 scheduled for 2014 and the 80(th) mission since ULA was formed in December 2006. Congratulations to the Air Force and all of...

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