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Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel launches cutting-edge satellite to spy on Middle East adversaries

Israel’s Defense Ministry has successfully launched Ofek 10, a next-generation satellite that will provide highly-targeted surveillance of specific locations – such as Iran’s nuclear sites. “We continue to increase the vast qualitative and technological advantage over our neighbors,” said Defense […]


Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian lawmakers have endorsed draft legislation to allow the country to set up a satellite navigation monitoring system in Nicaragua, a Cabinet committee said Tuesday. “The agreement is aimed at creating an organizational and legal framework for mutually beneficial partnership […]


Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

Global Hawk Expands Satellite Communications Capability

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has completed a series of ground and air demonstrations at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., expanding the adaptability of the Global Hawk system to use an additional Satellite Communications […]


USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction

USAF Satellite Launched Today Will Improve Weather Prediction

A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin was successfully launched today at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. atop an Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin confirmed signal acquisition shortly after launch. DMSP-19 is the […]


Boeing Transmits Protected Government Signal Through Military Satellite

Boeing Transmits Protected Government Signal Through Military Satellite

Boeing has applied new anti-jamming technology to an existing military satellite for the first time, expanding the military’s potential to access secure communications more affordably. In the test conducted Dec. 15, Boeing successfully sent a government-developed, protected signal through the […]


Northrop Reinvents Satellite Communications for Aircraft

Northrop Reinvents Satellite Communications for Aircraft

In one year, Northrop Grumman took a satellite communications system normally used in space and transformed it into a high-functioning, low-cost communications system that can be used on aircraft. The satellite communications (SATCOM) system was successfully demonstrated on board the […]


Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a military satellite in the early hours of Tuesday from its Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch took place at 03:46 Moscow time (23:46 GMT) carrying a satellite for the Russian defence ministry, […]


Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Submits Proposal For The USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Martin has submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions. According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space […]


USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

USAF Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite

The U.S. Air Force’s third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, designed and built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team, is ready to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force […]


 
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