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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Has Successfully Launched Spacecom’s AMOS-4

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Has Successfully Launched Spacecom’s AMOS-4

AMOS-4, built by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for Spacecom, was successfully launched last night (August 31, 2013) from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, aboard a ZENIT 3SLB launcher. This morning (September 01, 2013) the satellite separated from the launcher’s last stage and has […]


Army advances standardized tactical computer

Army advances standardized tactical computer

In combat and tactical vehicles, Soldiers can access communications systems that display a complete picture of the battlefield. However, these high-tech situational awareness features are viewed through different computer systems, over separate monitors and with little room to spare. Now […]


New devices keep Army communications safe

New devices keep Army communications safe

Project Director, Communications Security is moving closer to fielding a new handheld device which will be used to deliver electronic keys to secure the Army’s phone, radio, computer and satellite networks. The Next Generation Load Device-Small, or NGLD-Small, comes with […]


Navy Turns to UAVs for Help with Radar, Communications

Navy Turns to UAVs for Help with Radar, Communications

Scientists recently launched unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from a research vessel in a significant experiment that could help boost the Navy’s radar and communications performance at sea. Sailing off Virginia Beach, Va., from July 13 to 18, the Office of […]


Smaller satellite terminal solution being fielded following Network Integration Evaluations

Smaller satellite terminal solution being fielded following Network Integration Evaluations

Taking advantage of lessons learned through several Network Integration Evaluation cycles, the Army is fielding to its first unit a new, smaller ground satellite terminal designed to provide high-capacity, beyond-line-of-sight communications to newly digitized command posts at the company level. […]


Special Ops Commanders Seek Intel, Data-Sharing Assets

Special Ops Commanders Seek Intel, Data-Sharing Assets

Senior commanders recently called on the defense industry to provide technologies that give special operations forces more situational awareness, better networking and communications and more precise location and targeting capabilities. Officials from across U.S. Special Operations Command, including commanders of […]


Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications for Warfighters

Boeing-built WGS-5 Satellite Enhances Tactical Communications for Warfighters

Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite it is delivering to the U.S. Air Force to give warfighters greater access to fast, secure communications that help them complete their missions more safely […]


DARPA Seeks Technology to Radically Improve Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness

DARPA Seeks Technology to Radically Improve Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness

Success on the battlefield requires warfighters to know as much as possible about themselves, their surrounding environment and the potential threats around them. Dismounted infantry squads in particular risk surprise and loss of tactical advantage over opponents when information is […]


US Navy and Lockheed Deliver Newest Secure Communications Satellite for Mobile Users

US Navy and Lockheed Deliver Newest Secure Communications Satellite for Mobile Users

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have delivered the second Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) spacecraft to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., where it will be prepared for a July liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. […]


 
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