Tag Archives: satellite communication

Northrop Secures Navy MUOS, Satcom Gateway Interoperability Contract

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $65.2M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to provide systems and services to facilitate interoperability between a narrowband military communication satellite network and an ultra high frequency satcom gateway.

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Supports IoT Firm Myriota’s Satcom Tech Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Myriota, an Adelaide, Australia-based internet of things startup, in a bid to help the former advance its direct-to-orbit platform designed to facilitate communications for IoT-connected devices in remote locations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said …

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Honeywell, Inmarsat Partner to Provide Military Satellite Communication Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2016 — Inmarsat and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) have entered into a partnership in an effort to provide satellite communication services that will work to connect military users across the world, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Honeywell said Monday the partnership aims to deliver high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity for military users, as well …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Could Support Mobile Gov’t Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network could help address the mobile needs of government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Global Xpress is a commercial Ka-band network designed to work with government military satellite …

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L-3 Communications Enters Deal to Acquire Micreo; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to acquire Australia-based electronic warfare subsystems provider Micreo for an undisclosed amount. L-3’s electronic systems segment will absorb Micreo and adopt the name L-3 Micreo when the transaction closes in September following completion of standard closing conditions, L-3 said Wednesday. “L-3 Micreo will enhance our core business …

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Airbus Awarded $127M German Armed Forces Satellite Comms Contract; Evert Dudok Comments

Airbus‘ defense and space business has received an estimated $127 million contract to provide commercial satellite communication services to the German armed forces through 2023. The German armed forces will use C- and Ku-band transponders for voice and data applications in Germany, between main overseas bases and for Navy vessels, …

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Harris to Provide More Satcom Terminals to Army; Ed Zoiss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide additional satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Army under new orders worth $41 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the orders are part of the Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program and the terminals will serve as “backbone” to …

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Furuno Brings Iridium Tech to Japan Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — Furuno Electric plans to offer Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) mobile satellite communications products and services to its customers in Japan and elsewhere as part of a collaboration agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Iridium said Monday it strives to bring Iridium NEXT capabilities to …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Stresses Government, Industry Role in Space Assets Protection, Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat’s U.S. government business unit, has stressed the importance of a joint effort between industry and government in space assets protection and defense, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “The time has come for responsible leadership within …

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