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DataPath Announces New Cyber Security Solutions for Communications Networks in Harsh Environments – Satellite Today

[Via Satellite 03-19-2015] DataPath announced the launch of new cyber security solutions. The offerings include a variety of information assurance service packages designed to protect the communications networks of operations in remote and harsh environments. Last year, the number of reported cyber security incidents rose 48 percent to 42.8 million, or approximately 117,000 attacks per…

Q&A with SupremeSAT Chief Commercial Officer

SupremeSAT Chief Commercial Officer Nilakshi Abenayake held a Q&A session with Satellite Finance. This article was first published March 2015. Nilakshi discusses SupremeSAT’s current activities and future development plans. please see attached link for the full story SatelliteFinance Q&A  

SupremeSAT eyes new orbital slot for first wholly-owned bird

First Published in Satellite Finance, 24 February 2015 Sri Lanka’s SupremeSAT is close to acquiring a new orbital slot for its first wholly-owned satellite, SatelliteFinance understands. Sources at the operator said it was negotiating with a “globally renowned, listed satellite company”, after earlier plans to use Sri Lanka’s 50E slot were hit by political and technical issues.…

New Contracts Add Fuel to In-Orbit Servicing Advocates – Satellite Today

Panelists at Tuesday’s SATELLITE 2015 panel, “Spacecraft Repurposing Debate: Proponents and Skeptics Go Head-to-Head.” Photo: Vincent Lim. [Via Satellite 03-18-2015] The long since thought of but yet to be commercialized in-orbit servicing industry is now closer to becoming a reality than ever before. ViviSat, a joint venture supported by Orbital ATK and US Space, has…

Arianespace to Launch Skybox Imaging Satellites, Two Launches for United Arab Emirates – Satellite Today

  Arianespace’s Vega rocket. Photo: Arianespace [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Arianespace has signed two new launch contracts; one with Skybox Imaging and one with Airbus Defence and Space for the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. Under the contract with Skybox, Arianespace will launch a block of high resolution imaging satellites aboard the Vega launch vehicle from…

Eutelsat Announces Government EMEA to Meet Regional Government and Institutional Market Satellite Needs – Satellite Today

Eutelsat satellite fleet. Photo: Eutelsat [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Eutelsat announced the creation of a new division in the United Kingdom that will drive its strategy for serving providers of end-to-end government services, NGOs and institutional agencies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Eutelsat Government EMEA will be located at Harwell, near Oxford, in…

SAT Corporation Launches SigX Protect to Automatically Cancel Satellite RF Interference in Real Time – Satellite Today

SigX Protect will cancel interfering signals. Photo: SAT Corporation [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary released SigX Protect, a patent-pending Radio Frequency (RF) signal protection product that can be configured to automatically cancel interference in real time with no human intervention. SigX Protect works by automatically…

Airbus Defence and Space Maritime VSAT Sales Double After Teaming Up With Intelsat – Satellite Today

Intelsat 29e. Photo: Intelsat [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Airbus Defence and Space and Intelsat announced that their strategic agreement concluded in 2014 has yielded value for end-users and is setting the course for more maritime customer advantages as part of a transition to Intelsat EpicNG High Throughput Satellites (HTS). Stimulating market demand, the partnership resulted in…