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Hughes Gets $250M Contract From OneWeb to Develop Ground System for LEO Constellation; Pradman Kaul Quoted

Pradman Kaul President Hughes

OneWeb has awarded Hughes Network Systems a three-year, $250 million contract to develop and manufacture essential ground system technology for the low Earth orbit constellation. "Today's announcement of a continued technology partnership with OneWeb reflects our position as the trusted innovator in the industry," said Pradman Kaul, president of Hughes. 

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Northrop-Built Electromagnetic Simulation Tech to Support Saab Gripen Aircraft Test

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Northrop Grumman‘s Amherst Systems subsidiary has supplied Saab with a combat electromagnetic environment simulator to aid in testing of the Gripen JAS 39 fighter aircraft in Sweden. Northrop said Wednesday the CEESIM system is equipped with an advanced pulse generator and designed to generate digital models of active electronically scanned array antennas. Saab will use …

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Serco to Continue Operations Mgmt Support for Europe’s Meteorological Satellites

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Serco has received a potential nine-year contract from the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites to continue to provide operations management support for EUMETSAT’s geostationary meteorological satellites. The company said Monday its team of specialists will help EUMETSAT monitor and control four Meteosat satellites currently in orbit as well as manage the satellites’ …

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Inmarsat Introduces Updated Aeronautical Services in Support of Govt C4ISR Operations

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Inmarsat has started to offer updated aeronautical services meant to support command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions of government clients. Inmarsat said Tuesday some government entities use the company’s globally available L-band space and ground network to manage multiple platforms and missions. The company added its aeronautical services allow partners to offer data transmission rates …

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Naval Research Lab to Solicit Proposals for Shipboard Antenna R&D Program

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The Naval Research Laboratory plans to seek industry proposals for research and development of dual microwave and millimeter wave antennas with a capacity to transmit radio frequency in the 4 gigahertz to 40 gigahertz range. The R&D effort seeks to design, test, install and deliver 10 preliminary antennas as well as multiple pairs of forward and aft antennas, the …

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DLA Requests Info on Potential Antenna Sources

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The Defense Logistics Agency has released a sources sought synopsis as part of its research into vendors that can supply DLA with antennas. DIA approved Boeing and Cobham‘s advanced electronic cage business as potential supply sources and the agency will use data from its market survey to determine the method of procurement for antennas, U.S. Federal Contractor Registration said Wednesday. USFCR added …

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Peter Hadinger: Inmarsat Adds L3 Antennas to Satcom Equipment Portfolio

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Inmarsat has certified L-3 Datron Advanced Technologies‘ satellite antenna products for operation on the Global Xpress broadband communications network. The companies also agreed to explore new market opportunities for satellite COTM terminals through the second phase of Inmarsat’s GX terminal development program, Inmarsat said Thursday. Peter Hadinger, Inmarsat president for …

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Northrop Grumman to Provide Curacao Ground-to-Air Comm System

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A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has won a contract with the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider to deploy a communication system for pilots and ground personnel in the Curacao region. U.K.-based Park Air Systems will install radios atop  Curacao island’s Seru Gracia, where flights between North and South America pass by, Northrop …

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