July 2015 Edition
The MILSATCOM Domain
Building ISR Needs Into Spec Ops Planning, By Kathleen Jeffery, Director, Global Network Solutions, Intelsat General Corporation
The growing deployment of special forces continues to drive ISR demands higher, leading to greater reliance on more satellite bandwidth.
Optimizing The MILSATCOM Domain, By Rob Patterson, Vice President, Sales and Strategic Development, BraxtonTechnologies, LLC
When attempting to plan and optimize the allocation of scarce or expensive resources, the situation can be viewed as a problem of supply and demand. This perspective applies to many domains that include satellite tracking, transportation, energy, and, of course, one with which everyone can relate, the supply and demand of healthcare resources.
HPA Corner: The HoPS ID/IQ Contract, By Rich Pang, Senior Director, Hosted Payloads, SES Government Solutions
The concept of hosting government payloads on commercial satellites is gaining wider acceptance, as has been demonstrated by the recent announcements of two upcoming hosted payloads on two separate commercial communications satellites.
To Serve + Protect: Autonomous Space Drones?, By David Williamson, Director Strategic Systems, Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems, A Terran Orbital Company
Despite the events of September 11, 2001, the goals of the U.S. Air Force Long Range Plan 2020 still remain a high priority in defending the U.S.—perhaps even more so, as access to space has increased for our adversaries around the globe.
Global space endeavors continue to grow, enthuse + excite, By Elliot Holokauahi Pulham, Chief Executive Officer, Space Foundation
You don’t have to be a space geek to know that these are exciting times in the space community.
A Generation Of Service To The world... GPS, By Tech Sergeant Mike Slater, Air Force Space Command Public Affairs
Twenty years ago, the United States Air Force announced the Global Positioning System (GPS) had achieved Full Operational Capability (FOC).