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  • Intelsat, L-3 Subsidiaries Test Automatic Beam Switching Tech for Unmanned Aerial Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelsat, L-3 Subsidiaries Test Automatic Beam Switching Tech for Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Subsidiaries of Intelsat and L-3 Communications have tested a new automatic beam switching technology designed to help unmanned aircraft systems with the latter company’s satellite communications packages run on the former’s Epic high-throughput satellite platform. Intelsat General and L-3 CS-West aim to help UAS achieve throughput through Epic and subsequently validate the platform’s compatability with existing aircraft, Intelsat said Monday. The companies carried out the test on Intelsat's Horizons-1 […] More

  • L-3 to Update Army Apache Comms System; John Mega Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 to Update Army Apache Comms System; John Mega Comments

    L-3 Communications has received a $11.9 million contract from Science and Engineering Services to update the communications system for the U.S. Army's Apache helicopter. The company will apply its MUMT-X technology to the Apache program for crews to transmit and receive wideband video and data, L-3 said Thursday. L-3 plans to complete the task by […] More

  • Drone Aviation to Provide L-3 Comm Package for BAE's Aerostat Upgrade Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Drone Aviation to Provide L-3 Comm Package for BAE’s Aerostat Upgrade Contract

    BAE Systems has selected Drone Aviation Corp. to provide parts and services for the upgrade of two Winch Aerostat Small Platform systems of the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command Battle Lab. DAC said Wednesday it will also work with L-3 Communications subsidiary L-3 Communication Systems-West to integrate the new WASP electro-optical and infrared imaging tactical surveillance system and […] More

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