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Rockwell Collins, Spirent Partner to Develop Military Code Support Tech

Spirent Federal Systems and Rockwell Collins have partnered to develop software that will work to support military code for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS constellation modernization effort. The partnership comes nearly three months after Spirent obtained approval from the service branch’s GPS directorate to develop M-Code support technology with the use of Modernized Navstar …

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Ball Aerospace, Spire Partner to Help NGA Develop Arctic Maritime Traffic Monitoring Platform

Ball Aerospace and Spire Global will collaborate to support a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project that seeks to increase maritime domain awareness in the Arctic region through the use of technology. Both companies aim to develop a data collection and analysis platform that will work to help the agency monitor the activity of vessels …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Puts 4 Spire Global CubeSats Into Orbit

An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has deployed four small satellites from Spire Global above the International Space Station’s orbit as part of a secondary mission, Space News reported Saturday. Jeff Foust writes the spacecraft, nicknamed S.S. Alan Poindexter, launched four Lemur-2 satellites to help Spire build a constellation of cubesats designed to collect weather and …

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GeoOptics, Spire Global to Provide Data Support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded contracts to GeoOptics and Spire Global worth $695,000 and $370,000, respectively, to provide data support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot project. NOAA said GeoOptics and Spire Global will supply space-based global navigation satellite system radio occultation data in efforts to demonstrate the quality and potential value of commercial data to the …

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Resilient Network’s Richard Spires: Procurement Reform Must Open Government Market Access to Firms

Richard Spires, CEO of Resilient Network Systems, has said any procurement reform needs to provide government market access to companies. Spires wrote in an opinion article for FCW published Wednesday that slow technology adoption at present has deterred startup businesses from selling to the public sector. This despite efforts from some federal …

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Lockheed to Use Spirent GPS/INS Simulators for F-35 Tests

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has tapped Spirent Federal Systems to support hardware-in-the-loop tests of F-35 mission systems and sensors, where Spirent will provide GPS/INS simulation systems to the Joint Strike Fighter Mission Systems Integration Lab. Lockheed said Tuesday it will also use Spirent’s simulators for aiding procedures at the JSF Vehicle Systems Integration Facility. …

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Spire to Launch 20 Small Weather Satellites This Year; Peter Platzer Comments

Spire is lining up the launch of its small weather satellites that will work to collect atmospheric data to fill a gap in weather forecasting capabilities. The company said Thursday the “shoebox-size” satellites will leverage the GPS Radio Occultation technique to monitor changes in weather and climate. It added that the network will eventually perform 10,000 readings a day to build …

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Northrop Quilts Inspire

There’s something innately comforting about soft, fluffy quilts and pillows. The patchwork design strikes a homey cord. The bright colors lend a cheer. The fabrics warm the body and soul. Curling up under one wards off the cold of a winter’s evening, cradles in warmth and safety, lulls a body …

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Films Inspire Philanthropy

Hoping to instill a sense of volunteerism among professionals, Deloitte Services LP released its “Making a Difference… Differently” video series. The films spotlight professionals working pro bono on issues such as urban poverty, college for low-income students, disaster response and the Paralympics. Deloitte’s film series focuses on how nonprofits can …

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