What mix of satellites will be needed to meet rising demand for connectivity will be the subject of a deep-dive study by the U.S. Space Force.
The U.S. military is demanding more advanced technologies to protect its tactical communications systems from sophisticated electronic attacks.
The U.S. Army is in the market for satellite communications but with a complicated twist. It is not just looking to buy broadband for troops in the field but “end to end” services.
The next generation of Global Positioning System satellites could host additional payloads to provide communications services.
Kymeta’s flat panel satellite antennas will be among the products the U.S. Army will evaluate for future use in its communications networks.
Boeing’s and Northrop Grumman’s payloads will be launched to space in 2024 for an on-orbit demonstration.
The U.S. Space Force is finalizing a procurement strategy to buying broadband services from operators of low-orbit satellites.
AFRL will work with Viasat to figure out ways to integrate commercial satcom with government-owned satellites so they all operate as a seamless network.
A survey of military organizations funded by ViaSat reveals that many don’t have access to modern communications technology despite growing availability of commercial satellite services.
SES announced Nov. 30 it was selected by the U.S. Air Force to compete for contracts to be awarded under the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) program.
The Senate Appropriations Committee questioned why it will take the U.S. Space Force 12 years to acquire new jam-resistant communications satellites.
Two years after acquiring mobile satellite services provider Thuraya Telecommunications, Emerati fleet operator Yahsat is prepared to begin updating its L-band fleet.
The contract is for the Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications program, known as Evolved Strategic Satcom.
The U.S. and U.K. on July 13 conducted a demonstration of the Protected Tactical Waveform over the Skynet satellite system.
For the merger to go forward CPI must sell off its subsidiary ASC Signal Division.
The contracts are to develop and produce Protected Tactical Waveform-capable modems
The U.S. Army Satellite Operations Brigade is increasing WGS satcom capacity to the hospital ship.
SEAKR Engineering will join Lockheed Martin’s team for the Protected Tactical Satcom (PTS) program.
Boeing and Lockheed Martin each received $191 million and $240 million contracts, respectively.
Northrop Grumman won a $253.5 million payload development contract under the Protected Tactical Satellite Communications program.