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Hughes Presents Satcom Tech Prototype to Military Officials; Rick Lober Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has demonstrated a hardware technology built to protect military communications from intentional or environmental interference and support interoperability between satellite communications platforms. The company said Monday it presented to top Department of Defense officials the Multi-modem Adaptor prototype that works to autonomously select modem, satellite and service providers to …

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L3 Micreo Unveils Wideband Radio Frequency Tech

L3 Micreo, a subsidiary of L3 Technologies, has developed a new wideband radio frequency technology designed to support military communications. The modular optical link is built to operate in frequencies ranging from 10 megahertz to 40 gigahertz and transmit converted broadband RF signals through a fibre-optic link, L3 Micreo said Tuesday. Sarah Eary, general …

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ULA’s Delta IV Rocket Sends 8th Boeing-Built WGS Military Comms Satellite Into Orbit

The Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM 8 satellite launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Delta IV rocket Wednesday to support global military communications. WGS-8 is equipped with a digital payload technology designed to offer almost twice as much bandwidth capacity as previous WGS satellites, Boeing said Wednesday. ULA said the satellite lifted off Wednesday from Space Launch Complex-37 …

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Steve Gizinski: Inmarsat-Spectra Group Alliance Creates Satellite Service for Tactical Mobile Comms

Inmarsat and Spectra Group have partnered to develop a mobile satellite service intended to help military customers facilitate ultra and very high-frequency tactical communications. Steve Gizinski, vice president of special programs at Inmarsat’s U.S. government business unit, wrote in a blog post published Monday the L-band Tactical Satellite platform works  to provide data and voice …

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