The European Space Agency estimates that 60-plus years of space flight has left more than 34,000 objects greater than 10 centimeters in orbit, each one of them moving at around six miles per second.
For more than five decades, Intelsat General has been providing the satellite capacity and the services needed by the U.S. and allied governments to support troops operating in the world’s hot spots.
As modern weapons systems become more automated and connected, they become more vulnerable to cyber threats: attacks on IP addresses, radio frequency (RF) manipulation, supply chain risk, human error (e.g., downloading a malicious attachment), and…
Intelsat General launched FlexAir, a new managed service offering that provides high, performing, resilient broadband service for en-route communications for government officials, troops and cargo aircraft as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
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.