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Commercial Satellite Industry Sees Growing U.S. Military Demand

Intelsat General Corporation Awarded Contract to Provide Connectivity in Support of Mideast Operations

Intelsat General Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: “I”), the world’s leading provider of satellite services has been awarded a contract to provide…

2016 Will be the Year of Outsourced WGS Operations

The U.S. Air Force is targeting 2016 as the year to outsource the operation of its Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) constellation to commercial providers. That's…

Rep. Rogers Endorses Longer Leases for Commercial Satellite Capacity

With a vision to reduce costs and increase military use of commercial satellites, Rep. Michael Rogers (R-Alabama) wants long-term government leases of such satellites. As…

New Approaches for Defense Acquisition Reform

As the pace of new defense innovation increases at an astounding rate, more needs to be done to train and empower procurement officers to acquire…

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Modifying UAS CONOPS Would Dramatically Increase Bandwidth Options

The American military enjoys a large C4/ISR superiority over any other force in the world today. This superiority is fueled by satellite communications (SATCOM) bandwidth.…

NDAA Language Promising for Space Acquisition Reform

The text of the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bill was released last week. The language of the bill pertaining to satellite…

Intelsat General Awarded Contract to Provide Connectivity to Asymmetric Warfare Group

Contact: Nancy Nolting Marketing Program Manager Intelsat General Corp. (301) 571-1239 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Intelsat General Awarded Contract to Provide Connectivity to Asymmetric Warfare Group…

An Interesting Discussion About the Fixed-Price Contracts Issue

We recently published a story about the Department of Defense taking steps to significantly reduce overall costs by converting three of its costliest Air Force…

METARS – Delivering Weather Reports for SATCOM

Satellite communications is an exacting discipline, demanding a focus on things never visible to our end customers. We plan link budgets to the tenths, and…

Intelsat EpicNG: New Platform for Meeting Military and Government Bandwidth Challenges

It is no secret that the government is facing tremendous challenges when it comes to managing its bandwidth requirements.  With the globalization of intensive U.S.…