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Harris Reaches F-35 Avionics Delivery Milestone; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris has completed delivery milestones and helped meet cost-saving goals under an avionics production program that supports Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft. Harris said Tuesday it collaborated with industry partners to ship more than 780,000 items such as vibration isolated and liquid cooled avionics racks, power supplies, network interface units and phased …

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Kratos Unveils SpectralNet 1.2 Update Designed to Provide Automated Site Diversity Functions

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has launched an update on its network interaction analysis tool that adds automated site diversity functionality to help satellite and network operators locate backup antennas and switch between antennas without affecting a network’s quality of service. Kratos said Wednesday SpectralNet 1.2 digitizes radio frequency signals for packetized transport over …

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Northrop’s Astro Aerospace Delivers 13 Antennas for Canada’s RADARSAT Satellites; Dan Johansen Comments

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace business unit has completed delivery of 13 stored-energy monopole antennas to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates  — the prime contractor on the Canadian Space Agency’s RADARSAT Constellation Mission. Astro Aerospace said Wednesday the antennas are configurable, deployable and compact and will be installed onto the Automatic Identification System payload. They are designed to …

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ATK Helps Air Force Launch Boeing Communications Satellite

ATK has helped the U.S. Air Force build and launch a spacecraft that will aim to help the Defense Department facilitate communications between military personnel around the world. The sixth Boeing Wideband Global SATCOM satellite was sent to orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from a facility at Cape …

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Northrop Unit’s Antenna Deploys from Astrium Communication Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has provided an antenna to Astrium for a newly deployed, on-orbit spacecraft that uses reflectors with the goal of facilitating international wireless telecommunications. AstroMesh deployed from the Alphasat satellite Saturday and works to provide broadband connections in Africa and Europe and some locations in Asia, …

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