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Boeing, Raytheon, Harris to pursue GPS control segment sustainment contract

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

Boeing is leading a U.S. industry team that includes Raytheon and Harris Corporation to pursue future development and sustainment work on the Air Force GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract. The control segment is the ground hardware and software that controls the space vehicles and their payloads. The GCSS contract will extend the current GPS Operational…

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Imaging data needs drive $17 billion remote sensing satellite market

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

In a new study, “The Market for Civil & Commercial Remote Sensing Satellites,” Forecast International projects that the worldwide civil and commercial remote sensing satellite market will be worth $17 billion over the 2012-2021 timeframe. Over that period, some 108 remote sensing satellites will be produced. Demand for remote sensing satellite data continues to increase….

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War fighters convene to review advances in high-threat surface-to-air missiles

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

China, North Korea, Russia, and Iran have shown substantial growth in their Integrated Air Defense and Surface-to-Air Missile programs, posing a significant threat to the air superiority long enjoyed by the United States and its allies. The Association of Old Crows and the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center come together at Redstone…

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Second Advanced EHF military comm Satellite launched

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The second Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communication satellite, built by a Lockheed Martin team for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched May 4 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station...

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Delta IV-Medium lofts classified satellite from Vandenberg

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Peter W. Merlin

Following a five-day delay that allowed technicians to complete a precautionary review of the upper stage engine, a Delta 4 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Calif., April 3. The launch…

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Boeing successfully completes parachute drop test of CSTT

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Boeing successfully completed a parachute drop test of the company’s Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft April 3 at the Delmar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. CST-100 is part of the Boeing Commercial Crew Transportation System, which will provide the United States with the capability to transport people and cargo to the International Space Station, the…

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Nation’s newest missile warning satellite exceeding performance expectations on path to operational certification

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

The first Space Based Infrared Systems geosynchronous earth orbit satellite, currently undergoing a rigorous operational certification process, is meeting or exceeding performance requirements, and on track to be delivered into operations. Within two months after launch, SBIRS began sharing initial GEO-1 satellite data with technical intelligence mission partners in order to enable early assessments of…

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Growing missile threat needs robust defenses, official says

Posted March 30, 2012 by Staff

The United States is well protected against the current threat from limited intercontinental ballistic missile attacks, but the threat is growing, underscoring the need for a robust and flexible defense system, a senior Pentagon official said in Washington, D.C., March 26. Development and deployment of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System protects the United States against…

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