Tag Archives: space situational awareness

Numerica Gets Air Force Satellite Tracking Support Contract

Numerica has been awarded a contract to provide satellite tracking services and space situational awareness data to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Friday it will provide the Air Force Research Laboratory with a data feed of information from a global telescope network to support the service branch's operations and research-and-development efforts in the space domain.

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USAF Opens Broad Agency Announcement for Space Situational Awareness Data Management Technologies

Air Force Materiel Command plans to award a total of $24.9M under a broad agency announcement for research, development, demonstration, integration, testing and delivery of technologies that facilitate processing of space situational awareness data. The U.S. Air Force said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it seeks to use new sensor technologies, computational SSA and multidomain intelligence expertise to gather, process, analyze and spread SSA information and data.

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Marcus Featherston Cites Polaris Alpha’s Tech Devt Efforts to Back Clients’ National Security Missions

Marcus Featherston, executive vice president for mission solutions at Polaris Alpha, has said the company develops machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence platforms designed to analyze data and facilitate the decision-making process for government clients in support of their national security missions. Featherston told Geospatial World in an interview published Monday …

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Lockheed Helps Australia Implement Space Data Collection, Analysis System

The Australian government has selected Lockheed Martin to provide a technology platform designed to help users gain situational awareness of space events. Lockheed said Tuesday it will deploy the iSpace Mission System at the Australian Space Operations Center to collect data from government, commercial and science community sensors. The system works to integrate surveillance data and …

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Yulista Subsidiary to Help Manage USAF’s Maui Electro-Optical, Computing Facilities

A Yulista Holding subsidiary has received a five-year contract to help the U.S. Air Force manage a military site in the Hawaiian island of Maui for research, development and operational efforts related to space situational awareness. Tunista Services will provide personnel, equipment and services management support at the Air Force Maui Optical & Supercomputing …

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Orbital ATK-Built Minotaur Rocket Sends Air Force ORS-5 Satellite to Low-Earth Orbit

The U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space-5 satellite took off Saturday aboard the Orbital ATK-built Minotaur IV rocket that launched at 2:04 a.m. Eastern time from a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The ORS-5 satellite that launched into low-Earth orbit is designed to provide space-based situational awareness data to …

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Harris to Help Sustain Space Systems Under Air Force Contract Modifications

Harris has received two contract modifications valued at $44 million in total from the U.S. Air Force to provide sustainment services for space systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday Harris will carry out space control depot support and increase sustainment services for Space Superiority Systems under a $35.5 million modification. Work will occur in Palm …

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Kratos to Provide RF Services for DoD-Leased Commercial Bandwidth Under Contract Modification

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has received a $6.2 million contract modification from U.S. Strategic Command to provide radio frequency services for all Defense Department-leased Ku and C-band commercial bandwidth. San Diego-based Kratos said Monday Stratcom’s Joint Functional Component Command for Space awarded the modification that expands RF monitoring, interference detection and geolocation services …

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