Tag Archives: medium Earth orbit

SES subsidiary to provide satellite communications services for AFRICOM; Pete Hoene comments

A subsidiary of SES has received a $24.8 million contract from the Defense Department to provide managed satellite communications services for the U.S. Africa Command. SES Government Solutions will use an entire 432 megahertz fully steerable medium earth orbit beam to deliver the throughput capacity required under the contract, SES said …

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SES Subsidiary to Provide Additional Beam for DoD Satellite Connectivity; Pete Hoene Comments

SES‘ government solutions subsidiary has received a five-year task order from the Defense Department to provide an additional satellite beam for government end-users to access real-time information. The company said Tuesday it will deliver an additional 432-megahertz satellite beam designed to operate at less than 200 milliseconds per roundtrip along with …

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Robert Brumley: Laser Light Taps Ball Aerospace to Help Analyze Optical Satellite System’s Design

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has been awarded a prime contract to provide design analysis services for Laser Light Communications‘s all-optical satellite system that will support space-based laser communications. Under the first-phase contract, Ball Aerospace will help complete eight out of 12 satellites in Laser Light’s constellation on medium Earth orbit, Ball Aerospace said Wednesday. …

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TCS Unveils Satellite Tracking Antenna Systems

TeleCommunication Systems has rolled out new X/Y tracking antenna systems for earth observation satellites amid growing demand for ground station monitoring terminals, CIOL reported Friday. According to the Annapolis, Md.-based communication technology solutions provider, it has design and manufacturing techniques that allows for customization using various sizes of antenna reflectors …

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