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Northrop Deploys Second Service Extension Vehicle for Intelsat Satellite

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman and its SpaceLogistics subsidiary have docked a satellite servicing vehicle to an Intelsat-built commercial communications satellite operating in geostationary orbit as part of a five-year life-extension contract between the companies. Northrop said Monday the Mission Extension Vehicle-2 will provide the IS-10-02 with robotics-based services to extend the satellite's life while in space.

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Former Verizon Exec Peter Davidson Joins Intelsat as Global Gov’t Affairs, Policy VP

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson, who previously served as an executive at Verizon Communications and general counsel at the Department of Commerce, has joined Intelsat as vice president of global government affairs and policy. He will be responsible for developing Intelsat's global government engagement strategy and will work from its office in McLean, Va., the communications satellite company said Monday.

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L3 to Offer Intelsat Broadband Service to Gov’t Aviation Clients

Intelsat and L3 Technologies have teamed up to bring a satellite-based broadband service to U.S. government aviation users. L3 will integrate Intelsat’s FlexAir broadband service into its portfolio to provide in-flight communications capability for warfighters, government officials and cargo aircraft as well as support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, Intelsat said Friday. “FlexAir will …

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Intelsat, COMSAT Partner to Offer Broadband Service in Gov’t Aviation Sector; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat and satellite communications services provider COMSAT have partnered to market a broadband connectivity offering to U.S. government aircraft operators and coalition partners. COMSAT will add the FlexAir managed service to the company’s suite of airborne satcom services intended to help military personnel communicate anywhere in the world, Intelsat said Thursday. “FlexAir …

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Intelsat General Unveils Military Aircraft Broadband Service; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat General has introduced a broadband service offering intended to help military aircraft passengers connect to the internet while in flight. FlexAir uses the company’s Ku-band and EpicNG communications satellite platforms and is designed to operate with fuselage and tail-mounted antennas, Intelsat said Thursday. The in-flight connectivity service works to support intelligence, surveillance and …

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Intelsat, Three Other Satellite Operators Establish Consortium to Facilitate Mid-Band Spectrum Clearing Process

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat have formed a consortium that will implement a proposal to obligate a portion of C-band spectrum for 5G terrestrial services. Intelsat said Monday the C-Band Alliance will facilitate technical and commercial processes to clear a portion of the 3.7K to 4.2K megahertz frequency band in …

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Intelsat General to Continue Global TV, Radio Programming Support for U.S. Military

An Intelsat subsidiary has received a potential five-year contract to provide television and radio programming services to U.S. warfighters deployed worldwide via the American Forces Network. Intelsat General said Tuesday it will collaborate with SES Government Solutions, Korea Telecom and Allen Communications to facilitate broadcasting for U.S. troops who perform land and sea operations. …

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