Chris Childers, CEO and founder of the National Defense Group. Photo: NDG.

NDG’s Childers on Improving Cybersecurity for Satellites

Chris Childers, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Defense Group, is in a good position to talk about cybersecurity. His firm supports Department of Defense (DOD) prime contractors with both offensive and defensive cybersecruity capabilities. In an exclusive interview with Via Satellite, Childers points out the potential weaknesses that satellite operators must […]

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RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Photo: U.S. Air Force/Chad Bellay.

UltiSat to Support NASA’s Global Hawk Program

The NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) has awarded UltiSat a contract to support Global Hawk communications for NASA’s Airborne Science Program. Under this contract, UltiSat will provide commercial Ku-band satellite capacity with coverage of the continental United States, Atlantic and Pacific areas of operation. NASA AFRC operates Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) aircraft […]

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The Tun Salahuddin Bridge in East Malaysia. Photo: Wikimedia.

CompuDyne to Use SES Capacity for Backhaul in Malaysia

CompuDyne is partnering with SES Networks to bring expand its cellular backhaul services to both East and West Malaysia and its surrounding islands. SES announced that CompuDyne signed a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement to lease Ku-band capacity on SES 9, SES’ largest satellite serving Asia-Pacific, for its customer Digi, a Mobile Network Operator (MNO) in the […]

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Mitsubish Electric's xAuto autonomous vehicle. Photo: Mitsubishi Electric.

Mitsubishi Electric Field Tests Autonomous Vehicle

Mitsubishi Electric announced it has been conducting expressway-based field testing of its xAuto vehicle and related autonomous-driving technologies for self-sensing and network-based driving since May 2016. Mitsubishi Electric branded its autonomous driving technologies under the name Diamond Safety. The self-sensing vehicle combines various peripheral-sensing technologies, including a forward-monitoring millimeter wave radar with wide viewing angle, […]

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