Brazil Establishes SGDC Government Communications Satellite System

December 13, 2013 @ 09:46 AM

Thales has been selected by Brazil in order to play a key role in its space development plans and meeting the Ministry of Defense's strategic further requirements. Thales Alenia Space announced today a contract signed with Visiona (a joint venture between Embraer and Telebras) for the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications...

Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests New GMLRS Warhead

October 24, 2013 @ 08:59 AM

Lockheed Martin successfully flight tested the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead. During the third short-range test, three GMLRS rockets were launched from an MLRS M270A1 launcher and each destroyed its respective ground-based target approximately 17 kilometers away

Largest Delta IV Heavy U.S. Rocket Successfully Launched

August 29, 2013 @ 10:21 AM

A giant 21 stories tall Delta IV Heavy rocket has been launched for the second time from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, on a covert mission for the US governments National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The launch used three main engines with one powered by RS-68 liquid hydrogen and oxygen...

U.S. Awards Four UCLASS Contracts Worth $60 Million

August 16, 2013 @ 03:01 PM

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U.S. Awards Three Contracts Worth $224 Million

July 19, 2013 @ 03:13 PM

The first contract was awarded to General Dynamics, a $67 million modification contract to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, option-filled, foreign-military-sales deal for the procurement of hydra rockets, warheads and related parts in support of the U.S

Israel Perform Launch Test Of Rocket System

July 18, 2013 @ 01:09 PM

Israel recently tested its rocket propulsion system at a military base on the Mediterranean coast. "This morning, Israel conducted a launching test from the Palmachim base of a rocket propulsion system," the Israeli defence ministry said in a brief statement

Raytheon Completes Second GPS III Launch Exercise

April 30, 2013 @ 01:59 PM

Raytheon has successfully completed the second launch readiness exercise for the U.S

U.S Army To Develop Next-Generation Technology To Limit Dependence On GPS

April 29, 2013 @ 08:54 AM

The U.S Army, along with DARPA, is developing the next generation in navigation technology in an effort to limit its dependence on GPS

GALILEO: the Procurement for the First Constellation of the European Navigation Satellites...

July 2, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS --- Today the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA) have launched the procurement of the first complete constellation of the European satellite navigation system. A total of 30 dedicated navigation satellites will be put into space, monitored and controlled by a ground-based infrastructure which will be deployed around the world, with the main control centres in Europe

Lockheed Martin Begins Critical Test Phase for First Advanced EHF Military Communications...

July 1, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

SUNNYVALE, Calif. --- Lockheed Martin announced today that the first Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite is now undergoing thermal vacuum testing at the company's Sunnyvale, Calif