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Giving a big boost to its defence surveillance capabilities, India today successfully launched an all-weather Israeli-built spy satellite that will help security agencies keep a vigil on the country’s borders. Indian space agency ISRO’s workhorse, PSLV-C12 rocket soared majestically into a clear sky at 6.45 am from the spaceport in Sriharikota and placed its first [...]
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.: Providing up-to-the-minute data to the in-theater commander can act as the tipping point to achieve success on the battlefield, and demonstrating that capability has been planned for the Tactical Satellite-3′s upcoming, year-long mission. Serving as the spacecraft’s primary payload, the Advanced Responsive Tactically-Effective Military Imaging Spectrometer, or ARTEMIS, will deliver [...]
Washington: The US government has endorsed a plan to build a new generation of spy satellites, although funding to boost the Pentagon’s imaging capacity still needs congressional approval. Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair said Tuesday that his agency and the Department of Defense had finalized a plan to modernize the fleet of US observation [...]
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.: Air Force Space Command officials, in partnership with Lockheed Martin representatives, unveiled a one-quarter scale model of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite here April 1 during a ceremony in the AFSPC headquarters building. “It is phenomenally important to us and the warfighting team to get these satellites on orbit [...]
Washington: The US military on Sunday disputed North Korea’s claim that it had launched a satellite into space, saying “the payload itself landed in the Pacific Ocean.””Stage one of the missile fell into the Sea of Japan,” the North American Aerospace Defense Command and US Northern Command said in their brief account of the North [...]
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION: An Air Force team successfully launched a new-generation military communication satellite from here April 3 at 8:31 p.m. (EDT) when an Atlas V rocket carried a Wideband Global Satellite Communication satellite into space. These satellites are designed to provide high-capacity communications to U.S. military forces. It will augment and eventually replace the [...]
Washington DC: TS2 Satellite Technologies’ network in Iraq and Afghanistan has over 15 thousand military users of local broadband satellite connections. TS2 specializes in providing global satellite communication services in areas with poor telecommunications infrastructure. Its basic transmission medium is a two way transfer of data which provides not only the Internet access and transfer [...]