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Archive for January 3rd, 2018

North Korea to launch new satellite?

January 3rd, 2018 by

South Korean newspapers have reported that their neighbour to the north has completed development of a new reconnaissance satellite, the first that will enable North Korea to transmit data to Earth.

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Viasat to upgrade NATO UHF satellite communications control stations

January 3rd, 2018 by

Viasat Inc. was awarded a contract to upgrade the NATO UHF satellite communications (SATCOM) control stations to comply with the Integrated Waveform (IW) baseline. The upgrade gives NATO greater communications interoperability, scalability and flexibility across legacy and next-generation platforms to enhance situational awareness as the battlespace dynamically expands.

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AeroVironment in joint venture with Japan’s Softbank

January 3rd, 2018 by

AeroVironment, Inc. announced the formation of a joint venture to develop solar-powered high-altitude long-endurance, or HALE, UAS for commercial operations. This category of UAS is also referred to as high-altitude pseudo-satellites, or HAPS. The joint venture will fund the development programme up to a net maximum value of US$65,011,481.

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