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.
The U.S. Air Force has cleared its Milestone C decision briefing allowing Raytheon Co. to start low-rate initial production of communications terminals for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal (FAB-T) program.
Harris Corp. has received a $10 million order from an Eastern European nation to supply high-performance, high-frequency (HF) tactical radios that will create long-range, secure communication networks and enable users to connect seamlessly with coalition partners.
NI and Astronics Test Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Astronics Corp. announced their collaborative efforts to deliver PXI-based products designed for the aerospace and defense community. The combination of Astronics’ strength in test system integration and NI’s leadership in PXI-based automated test systems is expected to produce a best-in-class portfolio for automated test equipment (ATE) applications.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $95 million contract for low-rate initial production of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1 Block 1 (I1B1).
Mercury Systems Inc., announced its participation in the upcoming 2015 Defense Daily Open Architecture Summit, to be held Nov. 4, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Dr. Ian Dunn, Mercury’s vice president and general manager, Embedded Products Group, will serve on a panel addressing Open Architectures in Electronic Warfare (EW) at 3:30 PM ET.
Wolfspeed, a Cree Company, has partnered with Lockheed Martin to provide GaN high power amplifiers (HPAs) for the U.S. Air Force’s Space Fence, which will significantly improve the timeliness with which operators can detect space events that could potentially threaten GPS satellites or the International Space Station.