Tag Archives: Bill Gattle

Harris Launches Small Comms Satellite for Defense, Commercial Clients; Bill Gattle Quoted

Harris has launched its first small satellite through a medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the India’s space research organization. The Harris Satellite is built to operate in low Earth orbit and seeks to address military and commercial communications requirements, the company said Thursday. The 6U cubesat uses a mission architecture designed for …

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Harris Maritime Surveillance Tech Begins Worldwide Vessel Tracking Operations

Four Harris-built maritime vessel tracking receivers have begun to track nearly 250,000 ships around the world as part of hosted payloads onboard Iridium‘s NEXT satellites that were launched in January. Harris said Monday the receivers are designed to offer global automatic identification system information and ship tracking capacity for government and commercial users. Iridium’s NEXT satellite …

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Harris Invests in Digital Satellite Navigation Tech for GPS III Program; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has developed a digital technology to offer it as potential payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s 11th and succeeding Global Positioning System III satellites. The company said Monday its satellite navigational system offering is designed to have a modular architecture, atomic clock systems, radiation-resistant computers and a high-power transmitter. …

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Harris Mesh Reflectors Deployed on Navy’s 4th MUOS Satellite; Bill Gattle Comments

A pair of Harris-made satellite mesh antenna reflectors have deployed onboard a fourth Mobile User Objective System communications satellite that Lockheed Martin has built for the U.S. military. Harris said Wednesday it designed the unfurlable reflector technology for the five-satellite MUOS constellation, run by the U.S. Navy, to deliver up to 16 …

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Harris, exactEarth Forge Vessel Tracking Partnership; Bill Gattle, Peter Mabson Comment

Harris and Canada-based exactEarth have forged an alliance that seeks to provide services designed to improve domain awareness at sea using the automatic identification system platform. The partnership will combine Harris satellite and radio frequency communications technology with exactEarth's signal decollision detection system to create real-time vessel tracking and information …

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Harris Anti-Jam Modem Approved by NSA

Harris Corp. has received a certification from the National Security Agency for the cryptographic component of the company’s anti-jam. The Defense Department intends to use the modem to communicate during a nuclear attack or other large events, Harris said Monday. Harris’ Anti-Scintillation Anti-Jam Modem is the first wideband modem to …

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Harris Wins Northrop Supplier Excellence Award; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has won a supplier excellence award from Northrop Grumman, recognizing systems engineering support Harris provided to a Northrop missile defense program team. Twenty-six recipients total were selected for a Northrop Grumman Information Systems Supplier Excellence Award, Harris said Tuesday. Harris was recognized for supporting Northrop under the Integrated …

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