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Boeing Develops New Satellite for Air Force’s Wideband Global Satcom Program; Troy Dawson Quoted

Boeing has created a new communication satellite technology in an effort to increase the bandwidth and signal performance of the U.S. Air Force-operated Wideband Global Satcom System. WGS-11 is a variant of the company's 702 satellite and is designed to transmit multiple coverage beams that would follow flying aircraft, Boeing said Thursday.

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Air Force Aims to Boost Military Satcom System’s Cybersecurity With New Software, Ground Equipment

The U.S. Air Force has begun to develop new software and ground system to protect military satellite communications equipment operating through the service’s Wideband Global Satcom system from cyber threats, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. The service has started to work on anti-jam communications software – Protected Tactical Waveform – and ground platform …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Should Leverage Commercial Tech for Satcom Architecture Integration

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the government should direct appropriations toward efforts that leverage commercial satellite communication platforms to establish an integrated satcom architecture. “For 2019, a strong leadership is needed to apply funding resources to take full advantage of the forward-looking …

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