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Production Ramps Up on Advanced EHF Fifth, Sixth Payloads With Northrop Grumman’s Delivery of 36,000-Plus Integrated Circuits : 05/07/2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (May 7, 2014) - More than 36,000 integrated circuits fabricated by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force’s fifth and sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites are allowing production to ramp up on a broad scale for both payloads.

Each payload contains some 18,000 high-frequency Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) for frequency conversion, amplification and switching. They are integrated throughout...

Inmarsat Government Increases Its Presence on Social Media with Launch of LinkedIn Page : 05/06/2014

Herndon, VA (May 6, 2014) – Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. public sector, announced that it has launched its corporate LinkedIn page as part of its social media strategy to enhance communication with individuals, business and government organizations. The launch of the LinkedIn page follows the company’s previously established blog – the FrontPage.

“With the Inmarsat Government LinkedIn page, we now...

EaglePicher Technologies Closing in on 2 Billion Cell Hours in Space without a Mission Failure : 05/01/2014

JOPLIN, Mo. – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, (EPT), a leading supplier of specialty batteries and energy storage solutions for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial and grid energy storage markets, announced today that it is merely weeks away from reaching a major milestone.

When the United States entered the Space Race in 1958 by launching the Explorer 1 satellite, EaglePicher batteries were on board. Since then, EPT has contributed to every major US space...

Toffler Associates Chosen as a Top 10 Aerospace Tech Consulting Firm by CIO Review Magazine : 04/29/2014

Toffler Associates (www.toffler.com), a leading strategy consultancy, announced that it has been named one of the “10 Most Promising Aerospace Tech Consulting Providers” by CIO Review magazine.

According to CIO Review, “In the last few months, we have looked at hundreds of aerospace providers and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges of the aerospace industry. We have looked through vendors having the...

The SI Organization to Acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solution Group : 04/22/2014

CHANTILLY, Va. (April 22, 2014) - The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG), a leading provider of differentiated, engineering services and solutions to the U.S. Federal Government. The combination of the SI and QNA/SSG brings together two highly complementary companies, each a recognized leader in systems engineering and integration, engineering services and solutions,...

Inmarsat Aids in Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 : 04/14/2014

Malaysia's Ministry of Transport has published an article detailing how Space Foundation Corporate Partner Inmarsat helped pinpoint the southern corridor flight path taken by Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

It reports that Inmarsat informed the Ministry on March 13 that routine automatic communications between the Inmarsat satellite and Malaysia Airlines flight 370 could be used to determine several possible...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Supported United Launch Alliance Successful Atlas V Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office : 04/10/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 10, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a significant role in successfully launching a national security payload into orbit for the U.S. government. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, with an Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 upper-stage engine, four AJ60 solid rocket boosters, five helium pressurization tanks and a dozen Centaur upper-stage...

L-3 Telemetry-West Introduces Next-Generation Command Decryption Solution : 04/09/2014

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – L-3 Telemetry-West (L-3 TW) has introduced its next-generation Command Decryption Unit (CDU-200/KIR-200), a lightweight, proven, low-risk security solution for satellite command links.

This product introduction is the latest in L-3 TW’s long and rich heritage of providing cryptographic communications devices for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), as well as commercial space applications.

The CDU-200/KIR-200 allows customers to easily transition to the new...

Northrop Grumman Ships Payload Module Two Months Early For Fourth Advanced EHF Protected Communications Satellite : 04/09/2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (April 9, 2014) - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor.

Complex phased array and nulling antennas, along with the advanced crosslinks, will be shipped later this year to complete payload delivery...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Contract to Develop Propulsion Technology for CubeSats : 04/08/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 8, 2014)– Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has been awarded a contract from the Flight Opportunities Program Office at Armstrong Flight Test Center to develop propulsion technology for miniature satellites that could possibly lower cost and accelerate mission schedules.

Under the first phase of the contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop and perform hot-fire tests on its MPS-120 CubeSat High-Impulse Adaptable Modular Propulsion...

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