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Intelsat General Issues White Paper on Satellite Platform’s Interference Mitigation Capability

An Intelsat subsidiary has issued a white paper that seeks to show how its satellite platform works to mitigate hostile attempts to interfere with signals on the company’s high-frequency satellites. Skot Butler, president of Intelsat General, said in a statement released Wednesday the company’s Interference Resolution demonstration seeks to show the capability of …

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Arianespace Launches Boeing-Built Digital Satellite for Intelsat

Intelsat‘s digital satellite launched Friday aboard Arianespace‘s Ariane 5 rocket to deliver connectivity to customers in the Americas, Africa and Europe. Intelsat 37e satellite is based on the Boeing 702 platform and will work to support  enterprise, broadband, government and mobility applications once it begins operations, Boeing said Friday. Intelsat 37e is the seventh satellite that …

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Airbus, Intelsat Form Military Satcom Service Partnership; Richard Franklin, Skot Butler Comment

An Intelsat subsidiary has joined a channel partner program of Airbus‘ defense and space segment for military satellite communication services. Intelsat General will offer Skynet X-band and ultra-high-frequency services to the U.S. government under the channel partner agreement, Airbus said Wednesday. Richard Franklin, head of the secure communications business at Airbus Defense and Space, said the new partnership will …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Electric Propulsion Subsystem Supports Mission of Boeing-Built Intelsat Satellite

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has provided the rocket engines that Intelsat‘s Boeing-built 33e communications satellite currently uses to perform in-flight maneuvers as the satellite begins operations. The rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer said Friday the satellite, which is part of the Intelsat Epic Next Generation series, is equipped with its 100-volt electric propulsion thrusters and the MR-111C and MR-106L monopropellant hydrazine …

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Intelsat Subsidiary to Provide Satellite Connectivity for Army Tests Under DISA Task Order

An Intelsat subsidiary has secured a task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide satellite connectivity to RiteNet Corp. in support of the U.S. Army‘s tests. Intelsat General said Thursday RiteNet will use Ku-band capacity on an Intelsat satellite to supply ongoing and surge capacity for the Army’s Warfighter Information Network. The service branch uses …

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By Light, Intelsat Partner to Deliver Satcom Services to DLA’s Haiti Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded By Light Professional IT Services a three-month contract to support satellite communication services for hurricane relief efforts in Haiti. By Light said Monday it will combine the firm’s engineering expertise with Intelsat‘s Ku-band Galaxy 18 satellite platform to provide communications support to first responders. Mike Bowser, By Light senior vice president, said …

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Intelsat General’s Skot Butler Talks Multi-Band Satcom Services, Air Force’s Wideband Analysis of Alternatives

Skot Butler, president of Intelsat General, has said he thinks there will be a demand for multi-band satellite communications services within the Defense Department in an effort to provide users with more choices, Space News reported Tuesday. Butler told SpaceNews editor-in-chief Brian Berger in an interview that the U.S. Air Force’s Wideband …

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Airbus Taps Intelsat for Commercial Satellite Communication Services; Skot Butler Comments

An Intelsat subsidiary has received a contract to provide commercial satellite communication services for an Airbus-provided European defense network. This long-term contract renewal will cover selected C- and Ku-band transponders across various Intelsat General satellites that support national and international voice and data applications for end-users. Skot Butler, Intelsat General president, …

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Intelsat Launches Second Satellite for C- and Ku-Band Capacity in EMEA Region

Intelsat has launched a Boeing-manufactured high throughput satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle on Wednesday from French Guiana as part of a project designed to bring C- and Ku-band capacity to Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Intelsat said Wednesday Intelsat 33e, the second of a planned seven EpicNG satellite project, will join Intelsat 29e to …

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