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Ball Aerospace's GMI instrument arrives in Japan onboard NASA's global precipitation measurement satellite
A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan where it will launch aboard NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.
Two General Dynamics C4 Systems-developed AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios successfully completed secure voice and data calls from Alaska and the Arctic Circle, using MUOS waveform.
Exelis successfully completed factory acceptance testing for the Global Positioning System (GPS) III navigation payload simulator software. Developed by Exelis, the software will simulate the behavior of GPS signals in space, which will be used for testing the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS ground station known as the operational control system (OCX). The simulator will be integrated into the
Astrium has completed the radar instrument for the Sentinel-1A environmental satellite and will deliver it to Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in Rome for installation on the satellite. The heart of the mission is the C-band SAR instrument built by Astrium.
Astrium has delivered the proto-flight model of the microwave radiometer to the prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space, for installation on the Sentinel-3A satellite.
The Global VSAT Forum (GVF), and the Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) announced they are actively engaging the military in interference discussions and initiatives.
Harris one of 12 companies selected for $4B U.S. Army Communications and Transmission Systems IDIQ contract
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded the Communications and Transmission Systems (CTS) contract by the U.S. Army. The contract enables the company to compete for a wide range of communications systems and services projects supporting the ongoing upgrade and maintenance of the Army's terrestrial network infrastructure. Harris was one of 12 prime contractors selected for the five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, which has a total potential value of $4 billion.
A1 Microwave has recently developed a range of Ka-Band combiners for satellite communications transmitter applications. The 2 and 4 way combiners are used to combine the output power levels produced from transmitter amplifiers to achieve an overall high output level.
Thales Alenia Spacehas signed a contract with Telespazio worth more than €120 million, within the scope of a contract for the supply of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) services.
W. L. Gore & Associates has introduced a new line of GORE® Spaceflight Microwave/RF Assemblies that have been optimized for Ka-Band uplink and downlink satellite applications. Gore will be featuring the new Type 5G Series assemblies at Space Passive Component Days, September 24-26, 2013, at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.