Tag Archives: Wideband Global Satellite

Boeing Hands Over Control of 10th WGS Satellite to Air Force

Boeing Hands Over Control of 10th WGS Satellite to Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing officially transferred control of the the 10th company-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite to the U.S. Air Force's 4th Space Operations Squadron at a ceremony that took place Thursday at Schriever AF Base in Colorado. The service branch said Friday that WGS-10 represents the second satellite of its kind that an Air Force component has accepted since the merger of the 3rd Space Operations Squadron and 4th SOPS. 

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iDirectGov Releases Updated Transmission Security Software for Remotes & Defense Line Card Portfolio

iDirectGov Releases Updated Transmission Security Software for Remotes & Defense Line Card Portfolio - top government contractors - best government contracting event

iDirect Government has launched its Evolution 3.4.1 software that is designed to facilitate transmission security for airborne, maritime and land-based satellite communications using the 9-Series portfolio of remotes and defense line cards. The satcom provider said Monday the software works to support 950mp, 900 and 9350 remotes as well as DLC-T and DLC-R line cards via a single …

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Army Orders $45M in Harris SATCOM Terminals; Ed Zoiss Comments

Army Orders $45M in Harris SATCOM Terminals; Ed Zoiss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Harris Corp. will provide satellite communications terminals, electronics equipment and associated services to the U.S. Army under $45 million in delivery orders as part of the Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program. The company said Monday the orders are for new X-band or simultaneous X-/Ka-band terminals. Ed Zoiss, president of Harris’ electronic systems business, …

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Honeywell, Inmarsat Government Ink Agreement for Global Xpress In-Flight Connectivity

Honeywell, Inmarsat Government Ink Agreement for Global Xpress In-Flight Connectivity - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A U.S.-based subsidiary of Inmarsat and Honeywell have entered into a service provider agreement to provide Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite services and wideband connectivity to the U.S. government’s aeronautical sector. Inmarsat Government said Tuesday the agreement extends an existing partnership between the two companies in providing in-flight connectivity to the Global Xpress network. Michael Edmonds, vice president of marketing …

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Dwight Hunsicker: Globecomm to Offer Inmarsat’s Global Xpress to US Gov’t Buyers

Dwight Hunsicker: Globecomm to Offer Inmarsat's Global Xpress to US Gov't Buyers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Inmarsat Government — a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British satellite services firm — and Globecomm Systems have partnered to provide U.S. government customers with the Global Xpress Ka-band data service as part of a subscription services agreement. Inmarsat Government said Tuesday it designed Global Xpress to interoperate with the military’s Wideband Global Satellite system. “We are pleased to add …

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