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  • Iridium Seeks to Provide Maritime Safety Comms Through IMO Recognition Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium Seeks to Provide Maritime Safety Comms Through IMO Recognition Process

    The International Maritime Organization has issued a report that details requirements for Iridium Communications to address in order for the company to be recognized as a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System mobile satellite services provider. IMO’s navigation, communication and search-and-rescue subcommittee released the report after it evaluated Iridium as a potential GMDSS service provider, Iridium […] More

  • Inmarsat, European Space Agency Forge Mobile Satcom Tech Partnership; Michele Franci Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat, European Space Agency Forge Mobile Satcom Tech Partnership; Michele Franci Comments

    Inmarsat and the European Space Agency have agreed to jointly seek fresh technologies for developing mobile satellite communications services with an initial funding of $4.6 million. Under a new public private partnership, Inmarsat will conduct a nine-month feasibility study to expand mobile satellite services, create an open architecture with standard interfaces, build smaller terminals and […] More

  • Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed MUOS-3 to Expand Navy Satellite Comms Coverage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed MUOS-3 to Expand Navy Satellite Comms Coverage

    The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin team has encased the latest Mobile User Objective System satellite within its payload fairing ahead of the scheduled Jan. 20 launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Iris Bombelyn, vice president of narrowband communications at Lockheed, said Friday the MUOS-3 satellite will work to expand the coverage of the MUOS mobile satellite communications network. She […] More

  • Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions. The K-MAX helicopter and Squad Mission Support System vehicle together demonstrated functions in resupply, target-acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance during an assessment a Fort Benning, Lockheed said Monday. […] More

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