At the end of 2018, division chief Clare Grason and her entire satellite communications team at the Defense Information Systems Agency moved over to work in the same capacity under Gen. John (“Jay”) Raymond at the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
While reliable inflight WiFi is quickly becoming a ‘must have’ for commercial air travel, the need for uninterrupted connectivity to small mobility terminals supporting mission critical applications has long been an indisputable and unnegotiab…
On Oct. 29, 2018, four new satellites were successfully launched from the Jiuqian Satellite Launch Center, China, by a Long March 2C rocket.
Governments around the world face a challenge with their aging fleets of rotary aircraft, often referred to as helicopters. The incredible versatility of rotary platforms for military and disaster recovery operations is undercut by limited communications capabilities
Communications have always played a vital role in U.S. Marine Corps operations, but that role has grown increasingly important as technology has evolved. Today’s high-throughput satellites (HTS) empower commanders to make informed decisions faster, making satellite communications a strategic asset during missions—and increasing the Marine Corps’ reliance on advanced satellite technologies.
At the annual SMI MilSatCom Conference in 2017, Army Major General Pete Gallagher, former CENTCOM/J6, shared a vignette about U.S. forces fighting ISIS in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility.
Industrial revolutions leave no sector or industry untouched, and the fourth industrial revolution is no different. We are witnessing the rapid transformation that’s blurring the line between the physical and digital worlds.
The USSOCOM can now take advantage of commercial innovations by procuring satellite connectivity as a managed service
Decades of relative tranquility in space have come to an end. The possibility of state-on-state conflict has become part of military planning, making flexible and continuous connectivity more critical than ever for defence forces around the world.
Disruption or innovation – which term most accurately describes the government and military markets for commercial SATCOM? That’s the question posed by a thought-provoking article published last week by research firm Northern Sky Research.
During peacetime and in conflict, the U.S. military still relies on decades-old enterprise ground systems (EGS) in their attempt to achieve true situational awareness.