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General Dynamics, Rockwell Collins Ship More Than 1,200 Radios to US Government – Satellite Today

General Dynamics’ PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radio keeps soldiers cyber-defended and connected to the Soldier’s Network. Photo: General Dynamics [Via Satellite 01-12-2015] General Dynamics Mission Systems and Rockwell Collins have shipped more than 1,200 AN/PRC-155 radios for a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract with the U.S. government. According to the companies, the PRC-155 is now…

Global Eagle Sees Traditional Content Supporting IFC Business – Satellite Today

Dave Davis, CEO of Global Eagle Entertainment. Photo: Row 44 [Via Satellite 01-09-2015] In-Flight entertainment and connectivity provider Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) is not worried that burgeoning demand for In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) services will cannibalize the more established world of traditional content, Dave Davis, CEO of GEE said at the Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications…

Air Force Selects Raytheon and General Dynamics Joint Venture for $1.5 Billion Space Contract – Satellite Today

Cape Canaveral. Photo: NASA [Via Satellite 01-09-2015] The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential multi-billion-dollar contract to a joint venture between Raytheon and General Dynamics. Under the contract, the joint venture, called Range Generation Next (RGNext), will be required to operate, maintain, and sustain launch ranges at Florida’s Space Coast and Vandenberg Air Force…

CNES and CEA Sign New Framework Research Agreement – Satellite Today

CEA engineers working on the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Photo: CEA [Via Satellite 01-09-2015] CNES, the French space agency, and CEA, the French atomic energy and alternative energies commission, have signed a new framework research agreement to step up cooperation between the two agencies in science and technology. Under the new agreement, priority fields of research…

SiriusXM Crests 27 Million Subscribers – Satellite Today

Photo: Ted Eytan (Flickr) [Via Satellite 01-09-2015] SiriusXM reached 27.3 million subscribers in 2014, adding more subscribers than anticipated based on the company‚Äôs guidance. In 2014 SiriusXM gained 1.75 million net subscriber additions, having originally anticipated 1.5 million. The company had 1.44 million self-pay net additions, again surpassing the expected guidance of 1.25 million and…