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SSE TELECOM NAMES BREEDEN V.P., BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

SSE Telecom Inc. [SSET] has named Tom Breeden vice president, business development. He previously served as vice president and general manager of SSE DataCom. (SSE Telecom, 47823 Westinghouse Drive, Fremont, CA 94539, 510/657-7552.)

By | January 6, 1997

GLOBALSTAR AWARDS GSI KEY NETWORK SERVICES CONTRACT

Globalstar L.P. [GSTRF] announced last week it had awarded Government Systems Inc. a five-year, $15 million network services contract to provide end- to-end managed data services for the Globalstar Data Network (GDN). The GDN, a central component of Globalstar’s command and control infrastructure, will link the Big LEO’s worldwide system of gateways with Globalstar’s ground […]

By | January 6, 1997

HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS UPGRADES WEB SITE; ARIANESPACE LAUNCHES ITS HOMEPAGE

Hughes Communications Inc. [GMH] has upgraded its web site, introducing new customer service and information resources. One new section includes the bi annual Sun outages that can impact every satellite customer. The site can be reached at: http://www.hcisat.com. On another Internet note, Arianespace announced late last month that it has launched its new web site. […]

By | January 6, 1997

LOCKHEED, MAC-DAC WIN NODS TO DEVELOP EELV

The U.S. Air Force last month narrowed to two the field of companies vying for the right to develop the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV). Following a 15-month process, Lockheed Martin Corp. [LMT] and McDonnell Douglas Corp. [MD] each won $60 million contracts to continue the preliminary work they have done to develop EELV concepts. […]

By | January 6, 1997

RACAL GRABS CONTRACT UPGRADE

Racal Avionics‘s contract to upgrade all of the Royal Navy’s front-line helicopters with GPS has increased in value, the company said. The new contract will make the total contract worth more than $27 million, which is the largest in the company’s history. (Nick West, Racal Avionics, 01344/388065.)

By | November 14, 1996

STUDY ENVISIONS BIG AIRLINE GROUND EQUIPMENT MARKET

A new study from Mountain View, Calif.-based Frost & Sullivan titled "World Airport Ground Equipment Markets" envisions a huge market for GPS-based landing systems. The study says that the biggest world market growth will be in the Asia-Pacific region. "Countries like Indonesia and Malaysia have seen a growth in the middle class which contributes to […]

By | November 14, 1996

TRIMBLE UNIT GRABS CERTIFICATION

Trimble Navigation’s [TRMB] 8100 GPS Navigation Management System received the FAA’s Supplemental Type Certification. The units are being installed in Eastern Australia Airlines‘ aircraft. (Lea Ann McNabb, Trimble, 408/481-7808.)

By | November 14, 1996

NAVTECH DIGITAL MAPS IN ADVANCED FLEET APPLICATIONS

Navigation Technologies (NavTech) recently licensed its navigable map data base to Comdata RoTec for use in a routing and scheduling system. The NavTech products used are LoadPlanner, ServicePlanner and R.S.V.P. The products are PC-based and are placed at the dispatch center where managers use them to generate routes and schedules to improve fleet drive times, […]

By | November 14, 1996

COMMERCIAL AND CONSUMER MARINE GPS MARKETS SHOW GROWTH

It used to be one the larger GPS markets–maybe the largest at one time–but increased competition and regulatory issues have made recent commercial and consumer marine market growth one of the most perplexing segments in the industry. Although the company has scaled down its GPS product line, Eufala, Ala.-based Techsonic Industries is still marketing its […]

By | November 14, 1996

LITTON WINS ROYAL NAVY CONTRACT

Litton Guidance & Control Systems division [LIT] recently won a contract for replacement navigation equipment for the U.K. Royal Navy’s Sea Harrier ship-borne aircraft. The company’s LN-100G INS/GPS product, which features P/Y code GPS, will be installed. Litton, which did not disclose the contract’s value, said the contract calls for 63 units to be delivered […]

By | November 14, 1996

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