A U.S. military systems integrator has awarded the Satcom Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) an order totaling more than $4.5 million to provide high-power, X-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) and related products for a significant military communications program. Under this follow-on contract, CPI's X-band SuperLinear® TWTAs will be used in a shipboard satellite communications program for the U.S. military that CPI has supported for a number of years.
Anaren Inc. announced it has received a $7 million contract award from Airbus Defence and Space for an advanced beam forming assembly to be deployed on the Eutelsat Quantum Satellite program, which Airbus Defence and Space is developing for Eutelsat, as part of a Public-Private funded partnership with the European Space Agency.
On-orbit control of Morelos-3, a 702HP (high power) satellite developed by Boeing, in partnership with Mexico, has been transferred to the Mexican government. The satellite is a key element of one of the world’s most advanced mobile satellite systems, enhancing Mexico’s national security, civil and humanitarian programs.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, satellite mobility solutions and services, announced it signed a development agreement with a major aerospace systems integrator to further develop both its Ku-Band Electronically-Steered-Array/Phased-Array Antenna (ESA/PAA) and Ka-Band technologies.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Santa Clara, Calif.-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received production contract for more than $3.2 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the first installment of a multi-year program for tactical military transportable satellite terminals.
Eutelsat Communications unveiled the next step in its broadband strategy for Africa with the order from Thales Alenia Space of a new-generation high throughput satellite that will be the first to use the company's Spacebus Neo platform.