Tag Archives: SES Government Solutions

SES Subsidiary Partners With Bushtex to Support USAF’s Satcom Operations; Pete Hoene Quoted

SES‘ government solutions business has partnered with Bushtex to provide training and testing support to the U.S. Air Force's Air Combatant Command. The collaboration comes as part of a $29.3M contract which tasks SES to deliver commercial Ku band satellite communications technology to the ACC in support of the command's missions in …

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SES Government Solutions’ Paul Damphousse Named FAA Space Transport Adviser

Paul Damphousse, senior director of business development at SES‘ government solutions subsidiary, has joined the commercial space transportation advisory committee of the  Federal Aviation Administration. Elaine Chao, secretary of the Transportation Department, appointed Damphousse as COMSTAC’s senior industry representative and member to provide counsel to the government, SES said Wednesday. Damphousse said …

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Kratos Subsidiary to Build Proof-of-Concept System for Govt Wideband Satcom Program

A Kratos Defense & Security Solutions subsidiary has received a potential $2.6 million contract to develop a proof-of-concept platform designed to increase the resiliency and capacity of wideband satellite communications systems and deliver roaming capability to government satcom users. Kratos RT Logic will demonstrate the proof-of-concept system with a flexible …

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Intelsat General to Continue Global TV, Radio Programming Support for U.S. Military

An Intelsat subsidiary has received a potential five-year contract to provide television and radio programming services to U.S. warfighters deployed worldwide via the American Forces Network. Intelsat General said Tuesday it will collaborate with SES Government Solutions, Korea Telecom and Allen Communications to facilitate broadcasting for U.S. troops who perform land and sea operations. …

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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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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel Discussion on Commercial Satcom Model for DoD Operations

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat‘s U.S. government business unit, facilitated a recent panel discussion on the use of commercial business models to address the Defense Department‘s satellite communications access challenges. Inmarsat said Thursday the forum took place Monday during the Global MilSatCom 2017 event and featured industry …

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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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SES Completes UV Imaging Payload Integration on Communications Satellite

SES has integrated a NASA instrument payload equipped with an ultraviolet imaging spectrograph onto the company’s SES-14 geostationary communications satellite. The Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk instrument's spectrograph is designed to measure temperatures and densities in the Earth's ionosphere and thermosphere to investigate ionospheric disruptions to navigation and communication transmissions, SES said Tuesday. …

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SES Lands Managed Satcom Services Contract With Broadcasting Board of Governors

A U.S. subsidiary of geostationary satellite operator SES has received a potential five-year, $15 million contract to provide managed satellite communications services for the Broadcasting Board of Governors. SES' government solutions business will use its network of satellites to help BBG broadcast U.S. civilian content to international audiences as well as …

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SES GS Secures Contract to Provide O3b Satcom Services to DoD End User

The government services subsidiary of SES has landed a contract to provide O3b Networks‘ satellite communications technology to a Defense Department customer. The O3b satcom service uses a satellite beam that operates within 200 milliseconds per roundtrip and consists of a 155 Mbps link, gateway access, terrestrial backhaul, a 2.4m AvL terminal and installation, operations and maintenance services, SES said …

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