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With today’s launch of the fourth GPS IIF satellite, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force continue modernizing the Global Positioning System that millions of people worldwide rely on as a navigation and timing resource.
Weinschel Associates, a leading manufacturer of broadband RF and microwave products, announced the launch of its redesigned, state-of-the-art website. The launch is the culmination of months of market research, design and engineering. Weinschel Associates has taken a customer-centric approach to the redesign process, determining core features based on market demand and the results of formal usability studies.
According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Government Space Markets, World Prospects to 2022, government spending on space reached a peak in 2012 of $72.9 billion, a non-negligible increase compared to 2011 which followed two consecutive years of minimal growth.
The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Force’s next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has turned on power to the system module of the program’s first spacecraft, designated GPS III Space Vehicle One (SV-1). The milestone is a key indication the team is on track to deliver the first satellite for launch availability in 2014.
Boeing will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company's role in the vital military and civilian navigation network.
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, a business of Emerson and a global leader in protecting and optimizing critical infrastructure, announces a new family of SMA self fixture end launch connectors that can help improve manufacturing costs and speed-up testing cycles.
Delta Microwave, a supplier of amplifiers, filters, filter/amplifiers, multiplexers, and integrated microwave assemblies is proud to have supported the launch of NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP). Delta Microwave GPS filter/amplifiers are used in the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for range safety during launch.
Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, a business of Emerson and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, announces the launch of their new Chinese language website on emersonconnectivity.com.
Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin successfully completed the first launch readiness exercise for the U.S. Air Force’s next generation GPS III satellites. The team remains on schedule to achieve launch availability in 2014.
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.
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