Tag Archives: military communications satellite

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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DigitalGlobe: Budget, Innovation Framework Key for Govt-Industry Satellite Partnerships

DigitalGlobe has said it believes the U.S. government should develop innovation and budget management strategies to ensure continued partnership between commercial satellite services providers and their public-sector customers. In a blog article published Tuesday, the company cited the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s EnhancedView program as one example of how industry can help address the earth …

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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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Hughes, Airbus Eye User Mobility With Satellite Terminal; Rick Lober Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has partnered with Hughes Network Systems to develop an X-band satellite terminal for a new service that works to provide video, voice and data services for military operations. Hughes said Monday it will integrate its modem and waveform solutions with Airbus’ Skynet military communications satellite system to deliver a …

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