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COM DEV Wins Commercial Contract for HTS in Asia-Pacific – Satellite Today

[Via Satellite 11-05-201] COM DEV International, a manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, has been awarded a fully-funded contract valued at approximately $6 million to deliver Ku-band equipment — including multiplexers, switches and ancillary equipment — to be used on a high throughput communications satellite. The satellite is being built to replace an existing satellite and…

Speedy Hire to use Avanti’s Hylas 1 Satellite for enterprise connectivity – Satellite Today

The Highly Adaptable Satellite (HYLAS) 1. Photo: ISRO [Via Satellite 11-04-2014] Speedy Hire, a tools, equipment, plant hire, and services company in the United Kingdom has selected Avanti Communications’ Hylas 1 Ka-band satellite for high speed broadband solutions. The company, which operates in construction, infrastructure and industrial markets in the U.K. and the Middle East,…

CPI Wins $5 Million Follow-on Terminal Order – Satellite Today

Photo: CPI Malibu Division [Via Satellite 11-04-2014] Communications & Power Industries (CPI) Malibu Division has received an award worth more than $5 million for additional Ku-band Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL) antenna ground terminals. The United States military uses the ground data terminals to facilitate communications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions. Applications include…

NanoRacks Opens New Office in Silicon Valley – Satellite Today

NanoRacks’ Vice President of Space Station Opportunities, Ron Goedendorp (left) meets Pete Worden, NASA Ames Research Center Director. Photo: NanoRacks [Via Satellite 11-04-2014] NanoRacks has opened a new office at NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The West Coast location will help the company meet customer needs and develop new business around deep…

SES Government Solutions Using Eutelsat Satellite for US Africa Command – Satellite Today

[Via Satellite 11-04-2014] SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has selected Eutelsat Communications’ U.S. subsidiary Eutelsat America to provide satellite capacity for U.S. Africa Command. SES GS has a five-year Pathfinder award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) that allows the government to pre-commit to commercial satellite transponders for multiple years. The company included the…

GAO to DOD: Satellite Disaggregation Needs More Research – Satellite Today

Engineers examining an AEHF antenna. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Via Satellite 11-03-2014] The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) needs more time to understand the potential impact of disaggregating large satellites into multiple smaller spacecraft, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). In a report published Oct. 30, the agency questioned the DOD’s readiness for disaggregation,…

NSR Forecasts Promising Growth in Satellite M2M – Satellite Today

Container cranes, Warrenpoint harbor. Photo: Albert Bridge [Via Satellite 11-03-2014] Despite significant growth in terrestrial Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Everything (IoT) communications, satellite is expected to hold a significant niche, according to NSR. In the research group’s “M2M and IoT via Satellite, 5th Edition” report, revenues are expected to more than double from $1.1…