Harris Completes Preliminary Design Review for Radar Satellite Payload

Harris Corp. has completed a two-day preliminary design review for a synthetic aperture radar satellite payload, which is a result of a previously awarded 30-month contract with Sierra Nevada Corporation.

The contract is part of NASA‘s rapid response space works and modular space vehicles program for the Defense Department‘s Operationally Responsive Space Office.

The payload is designed to give military commanders timely and high-resolution radar imagery. The SAR payload is capable of producing radar imagery of the earth’s surface during darkness and inclement weather, according to the company.

“The Harris team has successfully architected a flexible, modular RF payload that can support the ORS program office through a variety of RF missions and provide the Joint Force Commanders with the assets required to execute their missions,” said Bill Gattle, vice president of Harris space communications systems.

You may also be interested in...

Viasat

Viasat Equips Small Radio Device With Link 16 Crypto Modernization Capability

A Viasat-made terminal now accommodates cryptography-protected Link 16 communications in support of operations across ground, aerial and maritime domains. The KOR-24A small tactical terminal has been fitted with Link 16 cryptographic modernization capability that facilitates secure access to important information, Viasat said Thursday.

cloud

HHS Posts RFI for Commercial Cloud Hosting Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking information on cloud hosting options to migrate and field services in a bid to support public health emergency response activities.

Carahsoft

Carahsoft Adds Boomi iPaaS Product to GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract

Carahsoft Technology has made an integration platform-as-a-service offering developed by Dell's Boomi business available to federal, state and local agencies and its reseller network through the company's  General Services Administration IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle.