Tag Archives: Wideband Global SATCOM

Boeing to Support Army’s Wideband Satcom Operational Mgmt System

Boeing has received a $46.2 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide support for the wideband satellite communications operational management system. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur through Sept. 1, 2021 and that performance locations and funds will be determined with every order. The Army Contracting Command received one offer for …

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DigitalGlobe: Budget, Innovation Framework Key for Govt-Industry Satellite Partnerships

DigitalGlobe has said it believes the U.S. government should develop innovation and budget management strategies to ensure continued partnership between commercial satellite services providers and their public-sector customers. In a blog article published Tuesday, the company cited the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s EnhancedView program as one example of how industry can help address the earth …

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Northrop-ViaSat-Optus Team Bids for Australia’s Military Satcom Program; Ian Irving Comments

Northrop Grumman, ViaSat and Optus have partnered to offer a technology for Australian armed forces to leverage a wideband global satellite communications network. The alliance proposed to give the Australian military access to the Satcom Operations and Planning Element, a Northrop-built network management system designed to integrate with WGS, Northrop …

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DataPath to Bundle Terminals With Inmarsat Global Xpress Service; Susan Miller, David Myers Comment

Remote field communications firm DataPath will act as a provider of Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress satellite communications service to U.S. military and government customers for expeditionary use. The companies said Monday a service provider agreement between DataPath and Inmarsat Government — the British satellite services firm’s U.S. government subsidiary — covers bundled offerings in cybersecurity, IT, global field …

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Dan Hart: Boeing Demos Anti-Jam Tech with Military Satcom, Ground Comms Infrastructure

A new Boeing technology has delivered protected military communications through a ground user terminal and a satellite network during government-backed tests. The company’s anti-jamming platform is designed with a tactical networking waveform that aims to protect signals from adversarial interference and cyber threats, Boeing said Tuesday. “We’ve confirmed this technology …

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Boeing Sends Gov’t Signal With New Anti-Jamming Tech; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing has transmitted a protected government signal through a military satellite by using new anti-jamming technology for a demonstration. The signal traveled through the company’s sixth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite with ViaSat's anti-jamming commercial modem during the test on Dec. 15, Boeing said Monday. “This technology boosts the ability of warfighters to …

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Harris Hands Army Comm, Missile Defense SATCOM Terminals

Harris Corp. has delivered the first four satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Army for the intended backbone of the branch’s communications and missile defense systems. The company is the prime contractor for the Modernization of Enterprise Terminal program and is responsible for replacing up to 80 strategic satellite communications terminals around the …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Helps Lift Wideband Global SATCOM 6 Into Space

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne produced the propulsion system for a U.S. Air Force used to launch a military communications satellite Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, Fla.. The company provided the Wideband Global SATCOM-6’s booster engine, upper-stage engine and multiple spacecraft attitude control thrusters, Aeroject Rocketdyne announced Wednesday. Boeing built the …

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