Via Satellite’s Military Satcom Supplement

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Letter From The Editor

By | September 1, 2012

The military satellite communications landscape is on the cusp of change as governments around the world look to embrace new technologies while keeping an eye on the costs involved in deploying new state-of-the-art technologies. These two issues seem to go hand-in-hand. It is a balancing act. The equation now is to deliver more with less, [...]

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In This Issue Via Satellite’s Military Satcom Supplement Archive

Technology Advances Promise Brighter Future in Milsatcom

The U.S. military budget continues to shrink to the order of $487 billion in the next decade alone as conventional forces draw down in Iraq and Afghanistan. Military decision makers, however, continue to look at how best to field technology to meet their growing requirements, while those on the commercial side of the bargaining table [...]

By | September 1, 2012

Future Milsatcom Strategy Requires Balanced Equation of Economics, Technology

Planning, procuring and building out the next-generation milsatcom architecture is no easy task these days for decision-makers and system planners working in the Pentagon. Not only must military satcom architects develop capability across a range of space mission requirements and integrate new technology, but they must also procure systems that will enhance the utility and [...]

By | September 1, 2012

Military Briefs

Avanti Signs Key NATO Agreement Avanti Communications has signed an ordering agreement with NATO’s Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), formerly the NC3A Agency, to provide service from its Hylas fleet. Avanti said the agreement allows NATO command agencies and NATO member states to request pricing and place orders using pre-arranged terms and conditions and pricing [...]

By | September 1, 2012

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