Gen. Jay Raymond
The ULA Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Air Force's SBIRS GEO-3 satellite sits on the pad ready for launch, but will have to wait at least another day after  the attempt was scrubbed. Credit: ULA
GPS 3. Credit: Lockheed Martin
Brig. Gen. Mark Baird, the current vice commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is nominated to take an acquisition job for space at the Pentagon. Credit: U.S. Defense Department
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein talks to Airmen from the 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Nov. 4, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Credit: Senior Airman Lynette M. Rolen/Air Force
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Newly Acquired Hughes Business is a Bright Spot for EchoStar


PARIS — Satellite broadband provider Hughes Communications, which in June was purchased for $2.2 billion by satellite television set-top box builder EchoStar, increased its U.S. consumer broadband subscriber base by 2 percent in the three months ending June 30, EchoStar said Aug. 9.

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Gilat Acquisitions Position Israeli Firm To Enter U.S. Defense Market


PARIS — Satellite broadband hardware and service provider Gilat Satellite Networks on Nov. 17 reported slightly higher revenue for the three months ending Sept. 30 after one-time gains are excluded and said its recent acquisitions have positioned the company to enter the U.S. defense market.

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