Articles Tagged with ''satellite''

Fifth Lockheed Martin MUOS secure comm satellite completes assembly, enters system test

The fifth Lockheed Martin Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite for the U.S. Navy is entering its first system test faster than the previous build, now that integration is complete. Engineers and technicians recently mated its system module and core to the multi-beam assembly (MBA), which hosts 16 ultra-high frequency (UHF) antennas for distributed, global communications coverage.

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GATR awarded $440M contract with U.S. Army

GATR Technologies announced that it has been awarded a 5 year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T), Product Manager Satellite Communications (PdM SATCOM), Commercial SATCOM Terminal Program (CSTP) Office. This contract ceiling value of $440,045,436 will enable the United States Army, the United States Marine Corps, and other Commands and Services to procure GATR’s WGS certified Inflatable Satellite Antennas (ISA) and associated hardware, services and support.

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Increasing range of military applications for GPS/GNSS devices will drive market

Global spending on GPS/GNSS systems and devices is expected to remain robust over the coming decade, according to Strategic Defence Intelligence new report – The Global Military GPS/GNSS Devices Market 2013-2023 – which forecasts market growth at a CAGR of 4.6%, primarily driven by their extensive use alongside associated software in modern or fourth-generation warfare.

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