Spire Global has been named a subcontractor in a potential eight-year, $29 million contract that NASA awarded to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson to support the second and third phases of the space agency’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstration initiative using the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft. “As NASA develops supersonic technology and aircraft, we join […] More
Spire Global has opened an office in Vienna, Virginia, to accommodate the company’s growing team that provides support to its federal clients. The company said Thursday it also plans to expand office space in 2022 based on projected demand for its data products and services in the government sector. As a small satellite operator, Spire […] More
Spire Global has secured a contract from NOAA to supply the agency with radio occultation weather data that it will use to enhance the accuracy of its national weather prediction models and lessen forecasting uncertainties. The order for Level 0 and Level 1 RO profiles was made under NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Buy Program to […] More
Spirent Communications‘ federal business arm has introduced a new test system designed for the simulation of alternative radio frequency navigation signals in static or dynamic setting. Spirent Federal Systems said Tuesday the development of its alternative RF navigation simulator came after recent government recommendations highlighting use of non-global navigation satellite system RF signals to achieve […] More
Neil Jacobs, former acting administrator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has been named scientific adviser at satellite operator Spire Global. He will advise the company’s leadership team on matters pertaining to the commercialization of weather systems and expansion of satellite data products for the government sector, Spire said Friday. Jacobs concurrently served as […] More
Spire Global has received a task order to continue delivering satellite data for one more year in support of NASA’s Commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition Program. Items covered by Task Order 6 includes radio occultation data, total electron content data, precise orbit determination data, soil moisture and ocean surface wind speed data and magnetometer data, Spire […] More
BAE Systems has tapped Spirent Communications’ federal arm to support its modernization of military Global Positioning System user equipment by providing a controlled reception pattern antenna test system. Spirent Federal Systems said Tuesday that its CRPA Test System will give BAE the necessary simulated signals for experimenting with M-code and other positioning, navigation and timing applications. […] More
Carahsoft Technology will provide public sector customers with Spire Global‘s maritime and aircraft tracking data as part of a new partnership between the companies. Spire’s space-based automatic identification system maritime data and automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast aircraft tracking information will be offered to government end users to help them enhance operational processes and observe suspicious activities […] More
Accenture, Avanade, Ericsson and Spirent Communications have joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab as partners that will contribute technical and development capabilities to the lab and support its network of startups. Jim Brisimitzis, general partner of 5GOILab, said in a statement published Monday new founding partners Accenture and Avanade and corporate partners Ericsson and Spirent […] More
Keith Johnson, vice president and general manager for federal at cloud and data analytics firmSpire Global, has said that the company received Department of Defense funding to develop an automated shipping route identification system.
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