Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific

Kratos Gets State Dept OK to Market Tactical UAS in Europe, Asia Pacific; Steve Fendley Comments

The State Department has authorized Kratos Defense and Security Solutions to market a tactical unmanned aerial system in select countries within Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Mako is designed to operate independently or in conjunction with other UAS platforms to support manned aircraft in a contested airspace environment, Kratos said Tuesday. The UAS …

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Red Hat Opens Innovation Hub for APAC Region

Red Hat has opened an innovation hub in Singapore as part of efforts to help customers in the Asia-Pacific region to develop or update information technology applications with open source and DevOps methods. The company said Monday it established the Open Innovation Labs to offer clients a range of support services intended to …

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Cubic to Help APAC Country Build Combat Training Centers; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic‘s global defense segment has secured a potential $25 million contract to develop three mobile combat training centers for an unidentified Asia-Pacific country. The company said Wednesday it will also help the international customer implement communication system components, integrate exercise control systems and conduct after action reviews.   Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global …

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SpaceX Named Launch Service Provider for 1st Kacific Broadband Satellite

Kacific has chosen SpaceX to launch a broadband satellite designed to provide internet service coverage for customers in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Kacific-1 satellite is scheduled to lift off aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sometime in 2019, Kacific said Tuesday. Boeing will manufacture the condominium satellite for Kacific and SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. based …

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Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has established a Singapore-based regional headquarters in a push to help address a demand for new technologies across the Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, Nikkei Asian Review reported Tuesday. HPE said it foresees “strong growth” opportunities in the internet of things and hybrid information technology sectors in Singapore, Japan, Australia and India, according to …

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Kacific, SKY Perfect JSAT Order Boeing Satellite to Expand APAC Broadband Access

SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. and Kacific Broadband Satellites have selected Boeing to build a satellite that will work to facilitate mobile communication and internet connectivity for customers in the Asia-Pacific region. Boeing said Monday its 702 satellite will carry two payloads and is slated for a 2019 launch. SKY Perfect JSAT’s JCSAT-18 payload is …

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Report Forecasts Global Military Armored Vehicle Market CAGR of 3.7% Through 2026

A new report from Strategic Defence Intelligence has predicted that the worldwide market for military armored vehicles and related maintenance, repair and overhaul services will experience a 3.7 percent compound annual growth rate from 2016 to 2026. The “Global Military Armored Vehicles and MRO Market 2016-2026” report also forecasts the Asia Pacific region will lead the sector with …

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IHS Markit: 2016 Defense Spending Reaches $1.57T Worldwide

A new report from IHS Markit says that global defense spending rose to $1.57 trillion during 2016 and defense expenditures are projected to continue to increase worldwide over the next decade. IHS Markit said Monday the annual Jane’s Defense Budget Report covers nearly 99 percent of defense spending worldwide and forecasts defense expenditures for 105 countries. “Defense spending …

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SpeedCast, Airbus Ink Satcom Anchor Station Service Agreement

SpeedCast International has agreed to provide support services for the satellite communications anchor station of Airbus‘ defense and space business under a six-year, multimillion dollar agreement. The companies said Monday the deal covers maintenance, training, security and infrastructure management services for Airbus’ Skynet East anchor station that is located at SpeedCast’s Adelaide, Australia-based teleport facility. Pierre-Jean Beylier, …

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