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ARA Subsidiary Lands Space Force Satcom Support Contract; Logen Thiran Quoted

Logen Thiran President and CEO ARA

An Antenna Research Associates subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $33M contract from the U.S. Space Force to support a one-way wideband service for military communications. AQYR Technologies, which ARA acquired in July, will supply products and services to the Global Broadcast Service under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the company said.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel During 5G Summit

5G Summit

On Oct. 27th, Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Microsoft Launches Azure Space to Expand Connectivity; Tom Keane Quoted

Microsoft Azure Space

Microsoft has launched Azure Space to store space-based data, as well as enable ground-based consumers to expand connectivity. Azure Space will link Azure’s existing cloud platform with new data centers and a network of privately owned satellites to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Proposes Strategy to Create Trusted ICT Supply Chains

ICT supply chain

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released a white paper that presents a five-pillar strategy to establish trusted supply chains for critical information and communications technologies. The strategy calls for the U.S. to identify key technologies and equipment through public-private partnerships and government assessments; ensure minimum viable manufacturing capacity; protect supply chain from compromise through information sharing, product testing and better intelligence; stimulate a domestic market via targeted infrastructure investment; and ensure global competitiveness.

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Vertex Aerospace Secures Spot on $14B ACES Contract; Ed Boyington Quoted

Ed Boyington President

The U.S. Air Force Installation Contracting Center (AFICC) has awarded Vertex Aerospace one of the eight spots on the Aircraft Maintenance Enterprise Solution (ACES) contract vehicle, the company announced Thursday. Vertex Aerospace will compete for task orders that will support USAF contracted organizational-level maintenance on fixed and swing-wing aircraft.

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NASA Picks 14 Companies for $372M in Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine Administrator NASA

NASA has awarded 14 companies contracts worth approximately $372.2M combined to develop technologies for the agency’s lunar and Mars exploration programs. The proposals were selected under the fifth solicitation for the Tipping Point program and address three topic areas: lunar surface, cryogenic fluid management and closed-loop descent and landing capability.

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