Tag Archives: Launch

Orbital ATK Confirms Al Yah 3 Satellite’s Good Condition After Recent Deviation

Orbital ATK has confirmed the Al Yah 3 commercial communications satellite’s good operational status, following a launch on Thursday wherein the unit entered an unplanned route. Al Yah Satellite Communications commissioned the satellite that was initially launched from Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket, in aims to provide Ka-band coverage over Africa, Orbital …

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Huntington Ingalls Launches Coast Guard’s ‘Kimball’ National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter the company built for the U.S. Coast Guard from a floating dry dock Saturday. HII said Tuesday the 418-feet-long Kimball was transferred to the dry dock via Ingalls’ rail car system and was launched off the dock with tugboats. “Our crew works …

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Northrop Opens 2016-2017 UK National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Northrop Grumman has launched the U.K. national youth cyber defense competition for 2016-2017 in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The company said Thursday CyberCenturion aims to encourage students to pursue cybersecurity related academic courses and careers and address the skills gap within the industry. More than 130 teams of …

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Parsons Establishes San Antonio Tech Office to Support Govt Clients

Parsons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to mark the opening of its new 14,000-square-foot technology office in San Antonio, Texas, that will support  cybersecurity and intelligence efforts of the company’s government customers. The company said Monday the office includes 2,600 square feet of project space designed to help address intelligence community security requirements. The facility also …

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NextFlex Opens New DoD-Backed Flexible Hybrid Development & Manufacturing Institute in Silicon Valley

NextFlex has launched a new technology facility in Silicon Valley with the task to deliver new manufacturing technologies designed to develop and produce flexible hybrid electronics. The 34,000-square-foot Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute will include laboratory space dedicated to flexible hybrid manufacturing and Class 10,000 pilot manufacturing lines, the company said Wednesday. The …

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IEEE Launches Working Group to Structure Aerial Communications, Networking Standards

Technical organization IEEE and the IEEE Standards Association have launched the IEEE Aerial Network Communications Working Group to structure standards for aircraft systems. Group members will work to establish the IEEE P1920.1 project designed to develop standards for air-to-air communications in an ad hoc aerial network and situational awareness for commercial, …

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Capgemini, Sogeti Subsidiary Unveil Global Engineering Services Portfolio

Capgemini and its Sogeti subsidiary are preparing to offer engineering services focused on mechanical design and simulation, embedded systems development and testing, product lifecycle management and technical publication to clients globally. The Global Engineering Services portfolio is intended to create synergies between organizations’ IT and engineering systems, Capgemini announced Tuesday. “Engineering and …

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