The first of three Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress satellites being built by Boeing has successfully completed a key system life test, paving the way for it to launch later this year.
Commercial, civilian and military satellites provide crucial real-time information essential to providing strategic national security advantages to the United States.
Air Force photograph by SrA. Dennis Sloan The sun rises above the final U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, P-223, as crew members arrive at the Boeing plant Sept. 12, 2013, in Long Beach, Calif. The C-17 was flown from California to Joint Base Charleston, S.C. As the sun rose above Long Beach, Calif., the…
Sept. 13, Orbital Sciences Corporation rolled out its Antares™ rocket that will launch the company’s first Cygnus™ spacecraft to the International Space Station for its demonstration mission under the Commercial Orbital Transportations Services joint development program with NASA.
The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, has received a $51 million foreign military sales contract to provide the Republic of Korea with LONGBOW Fire Control Radars for the AH-64E Apache attack helicopter.
Army photograph The new Stryker Double-V Hull brigade will be produced using the Stryker Exchange Program, which was initiated by the Army in response to a requirement for additional DVH vehicles at a reduced overall cost. The Project Manager for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team received the approval from the Army Acquisition Executive to begin…
The recent delivery of an electronics unit for the U.S. Air Force's fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite continued Northrop Grumman's performance building protected communications payloads for the AEHF fleet.
Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning spoke with more than 500 Air Commandos about the future of special operations at an all-call during his two-day visit to Hurlburt Field, Fla., Sept. 9-10.
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft officially is the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. The 36-year-old probe is about 12 billion miles from our sun.