Indra Creates Emulator for Laboratory Satellite Network Simulations

[Via Satellite 06-27-2016] Indra has developed a platform to simulate the capabilities of satellite IP communications networks in order to assess and size later deployments. The platform, called the Advance IP Network Emulator (AINE), allows teams to evaluate how well satellite communications are incorporated within a multi-link system that makes complementary use of satellites alongside […]

By | June 27, 2016

Left to right: Deepak Mathur, senior vice president of commercial, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at SES and Beh Kian Teik, Executive Director at EDB’s OSTIn signing the partnership.

SES Partners with Singapore to Develop Space-Based Mobility Applications

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] SES inked an agreement with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) marking its inaugural cooperation with EDB’s Office for Space Technology and Industry (OSTIn) to explore greater development and innovation in satellite technologies, hardware and software tools for satellite networks of the future. SES and EDB will work with Singapore research institutes […]

By | June 24, 2016

An Airbus A320.

CPI Provides Radome for ViaSat STC on Airbus A320

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] The Radant Technologies Division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI) provided the radome included in the FAA-approved Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) recently received by ViaSat for the Airbus A320 aircraft. Certification on the Ku-/Ka-band radome is a significant milestone for CPI, as it has met all airworthiness requirements. This radome will be […]

By | June 24, 2016

Advantech Wireless' AMT-73L satellite modem. The new AMT-83L continues this line of products.

Advantech Wireless Introduces New Advanced Military-Grade Satellite Modem

[Via Satellite 06-24-2016] Advantech Wireless has released its new military-grade advanced satellite modem, AMT-83L. The new product continues the line of the AMT-73L, which is certified with MIL-STD-188-165A by the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). These modems were designed to fulfill two-way satellite gateway communication requirements in Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS). Several thousand […]

By | June 24, 2016

Eutelsat’s Paris-Rambouillet teleport

Eutelsat Achieves New Quality Certification from World Teleport Association

[Via Satellite 06-23-2016] The World Teleport Association (WTA) has announced that Eutelsat Communications has achieved Full Tier 4 Certification for its Paris-Rambouillet teleport in France under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Program. Tier 4 is the highest of four quality tiers and the Paris-Rambouillet Teleport is the first in the world to achieve that level […]

By | June 23, 2016

Thales Alenia Space

Qualcomm Enhances Support for Galileo Across Product Portfolios

[Via Satellite 06-23-2016] Qualcomm Technologies is supporting the European Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) broadly in its product portfolios. With these optimized software enhancements, the Qualcomm IZat location services platform now uses up to six satellite constellations concurrently without incremental device hardware or cost. Users now benefit from more than 80 different satellites when […]

By | June 23, 2016

Warsaw at night

Airbus Defence and Space to Build New Clean Rooms in Poland

[Via Satellite 06-22-2016] Airbus Defence and Space has announced the construction of a complex of clean rooms near Warsaw, thus boosting its Polish satellite production facility. The facilities are intended for use by PZL Warszawa-Okęcie, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space and PGZ. The clean rooms will initially be used for the production of […]

By | June 22, 2016

Advantech Wireless’ GaN-based SSPAs Achieve Unmatched Field Reliability

[Via Satellite 06-22-2016] Advantech Wireless has announced that its newest line of GaN-based Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) have reached unmatched field Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) operating values. Launched in 2010, the 100-150 Watt line of Ku-Band GaN-based SSPAs from Advantech Wireless has achieved more than 520,000 hours of measured field MTBF. The corresponding […]

By | June 22, 2016

BlackSky Global Pathfinder

Spaceflight Industries Closes Financing Round, Acquires OpenWhere

[Via Satellite 06-21-2016] Spaceflight Industries has secured $18 million of Series B financing led by technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management of San Francisco, in a round that is expected to raise up to $25 million. The company also announced it has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based OpenWhere to further enhance and execute on its BlackSky geospatial […]

By | June 21, 2016

GomSpace ApS

GomSpace Receives IFU Backing for GSS Satellite Project

[Via Satellite 06-21-2016] GomSpace ApS has secured a Letter of Binding Commitment from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) for an investment of $4 million in a joint project. The investment will be released gradually in the period running from September 2016 to January 2018. The project, designated Global Satellite Service (GSS), will […]

By | June 21, 2016

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