Canada recently became the first Advanced Extremely High Frequency international partner to communicate using the Lockheed Martin-produced satellite system.
Northrop Grumman’s supplier in Israel – Elbit Systems-Cyclone – delivered its first advanced composite component for the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter center fuselage produced by Northrop Grumman.
Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Players from SMCís Infrared Space Systems directorate volleyball team attempt to block a return shot from the MILSATCOM team during a playoff game, May 30. The MILSATCOM team won the match for the overall volleyball championship.
CANOGA PARK, Calif. -Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines provided the power to successfully place the fifth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) communication satellites into orbit May 24 for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket with…
Boeing is progressing with the expansion of the U.S Defense Department's highest capacity communications satellite constellation, recently shipping its sixth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite
Northrop Grumman photograph April 18, Northrop Grumman completed a ground demonstration of a communication system that would allow the U.S. Air Force’s B-2 stealth bomber to operate with the Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite network. A new Northrop Grumman-developed active electronically scanned array antenna, shown in the photo, was the technological centerpiece of the demo….
With the May 125 launch of the fourth GPS IIF satellite, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force continue modernizing the Global Positioning System that millions of people worldwide rely on as a navigation and timing resource.
Northrop Grumman image This figure shows a preliminary sketch of the minimalist ascent pod with surface habitat concept packaged in a five-meter diameter payload fairing. The pressurized compartments and propellant tanks easily fit in the available space. Ascent thrusters are mounted on outriggers that are folded up to fit in the payload fairing and the…