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Finalizing Intelsat-22 for the ADF

The Intelsat-22 satellite is planned for launch in early 2012 and will be carrying a UHF Hosted Payload on-board for use by the Australian Defence…

Survey Says Most IGC Customers Satisfied, Some Areas for Improvement

Whether your business offers up hot dogs, office supplies or satellite communications, you need to have a sense of how satisfied your customers are, and…

Understanding Acquisition Perspectives Vital for Hosted Payloads

Recently I had the opportunity to be a panelist at an event put on by the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The…

Our ISOC – the SATCOM Nerve Center

How we manage the Intelsat General Secure Operations Center (ISOC) can sometimes be hard to explain to people not familiar with satellites. What our technicians…

AFRTS – Keeping the Troops Connected to Home

Every day members of our armed forces make sacrifices in their service to our country. Thankfully, one thing they don’t have to give up is…

WebTool – Secure, Web-Based Situational Awareness for the Department of Defense

Many times the most innovative solutions we create come directly from the customized work that we do for our customers.  The demand for out-of-the-box solutions…

Air Force Study Makes Case for Hosted Payloads

Intelsat General recently completed a satellite communications (SATCOM) research study for the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). The Air Force requested the…

X-Band – Satcom for a Changing World

The only constant thing in life is change, as the expression goes. Today the pace of change seems to be constantly accelerating. With technology, change…

As Troops Draw Down, Increased Need for UAVs Creates Bandwidth Challenges

It is no secret that both manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have played a major role in surveillance and intelligence gathering missions on the…

Making Space More Efficient – Orbital Refueling

In these uncertain economic times, millions of Americans are postponing large new purchases as long as they can. After all, why incur the expense of…

Intelsat General Awarded $10.7 Million Contract to Provide X-Band Satellite Connectivity in Southwest Asia

Intelsat General Corporation has been awarded a contract by DRS Technical Services, Inc. to provide X-band satellite connectivity in Southwest Asia on two X-band satellites…

Cisco Router Sent Into Space Aboard Intelsat Satellite

A space-tolerant router designed by Cisco, the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet, flew into orbit today aboard a satellite…