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Russian Launcher Inserts Israel’s Amos-4 Com. Satellite into Orbit

Amos 4 was built for Spacecom, a satellite communications service provider operating internationally from Israel. Amos-4 satellite was launched today (August 31, 2013) on 23:05 on...

Space News Roundup – December 2012

Lockheed wins $1.9 billion contract for two U.S. satellites Lockheed Martin has won a contract valued at $1.9 billion to build two additional advanced military...

North Korea Announces Plan To Launch Long-Range Rocket

The satellite being launched is named Kwangmyongsong-3, translated to mean “Bright Star” and will be mounted atop an Unha-3 rocket. Such a launch would be considered in direct violation of a UN Security Council resolution prohibiting North Korean long-range ballistic rocket launches

IAI MAPSAT – Compact Man Portable Satellite Communication Terminal

ELTA Systems Ltd., an Israel Aerospace Industries' group and subsidiary, presents the MAPSAT (ELK 1895)- a tactical Man Portable Satellite Communication (SATCOM) Terminal. The...

Israel’s Next Generation Spy Satellite could be Operational by Late 2012

IAI unveiled more details about Israel's next generation spy satellite, expected to be ready for launch by late 2012. The satellite known as 'OpSat 3000'...

OFEQ 9 – the New Israeli Spy Satellite

The Israeli spy satellite Ofeq 9 was launched yesterday, (June 22nd 2010) from the Palmachim Air Force Base on Israel's Mediterranean coast. The new satellite is...

Northrop Grumman Tests Airborne Ka-Band Satellite Terminal

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has successfully completed flight testing of an airborne satellite communications system, to become the first airborne terminal system to be...

Helios 2 – the French Reconnaissance Satellite

Helios 2B is scheduled to replace the Helios 2A launched in 2004. These 'second generation' Helios satellites weigh 4.2 tons. It will orbit the...

Tactical Uses for Commercial Satellite Network

Iridium: In June 2009 the Navy awarded Iridium a five-year development contract valued at up to $21.7 million for Phase Two of the DTCS program,...

Space-Based Missile Warning Sensors Launched

The first pair of Space Tracking and Surveillance System demonstration (STSS-Demo) satellites were launched September 25, 2009 on a NASA Delta II rocket from...

Future Nano-Satellite Constellation to Extend Tactical Communications Beyond the-Horizon

The first batch of eight SMDC-ONE nano-satellites developed and built by Miltec Corp. for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) was...

Grouping Small Satellites into Powerful Optical Arrays

A team of scientists from Aurora Flight Sciences and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Space Systems Laboratory are developing a method to optimize...

North Korean Satellite Fails, but Taepo Dong 2 missile Reached the...

North Korea fired a missile carrying a small satellite over Japanthis morning despite Japanese protests and threats that US ships could intercept the missile on...

Turkey Launches $450+ Million Strategic Reconnaissance Initiatives

The Turkish Air Force selected an Israeli industry team to provide strategic, combined airborne IMINT (Imagery Intelligence) systems under a $141 million program recently...
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