Boeing has received a $338.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to produce and launch a tenth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite. The authorization includes production, launch site activities, initial orbital operations and checkout.
Boeing shipped the third of 12 GPS IIF satellites for the U.S. Air Force from the company's Satellite Development Center in El Segundo to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, aboard a Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III airlifter.
A jump in cable and satellite set-top box shipments in Asia-Pacific markets is being driven by cable digitization in India and China, as well as China’s rollout of digital satellite boxes to its rural households. “Digital transitions are bringing consumers access to hundreds of international channels and a few HD services for the first time.
CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Colabatistto as its new Group President, Military Simulation Products, Training and Services. He will be replacing Martin Gagné who, after 16 years of service with CAE, has decided to retire.
Thales Alenia Space España has announced the delivery of the X-band images communications system for the INGENIO satellite, the first Spanish Earth observation satellite. This system acts as a ‘voice’ of the satellite, transmitting to Earth stations images and data generated on board by their instruments, thus enabling the essential function of the mission.
CPI International Holding Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary CPI International Inc. (CPI) announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Codan Satcom business from Codan Ltd.
ASC Signal has been selected to provide a significant number of Ka-band antennas to one of Europe’s major satellite operators to ensure uptime in distributing Pay-TV channels to Europe’s extensive base of satellite television users. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first significant integration milestone between Raytheon's Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite system.
Thales has completed the acquisition of Tampa Microwave, a privately held company specializing in tactical satellite communications terminals and related products for defense, government, and commercial customers.