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December 2019 Edition
Dispatches Part I , Aerospace cubesats • Space Fence nearing acceptance • Making a difference fuels retention in Space • L3Harris receives $50 million order • Enhanced Polar Systems recapitalization
Information & News by the Editors 
Dispatches Part II, Kratos gleans $39 million contract • WGS-10 accepted • Envistacom’s $47.8 million contract • Gilat’s Wavestream $6 million order • Hypersonic and Ballistic Space Sensor contract for Northrop Grumman
Information & News by the Editors 
COMMAND CENTER: Frank Backes, Senior Vice President, Federal Satellite Solutions, Kratos Defense and Security
...the goal is to show the government they can achieve this
operational capability faster.
Command Center: Rick Lober, Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes Network Systems
Rick Lober is the Vice President and General Manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) at Hughes Network Systems, LLC.
Command Center: Ron Lopez, President and Managing Director, Astroscale US
Ron Lopez joined Astroscale as President and Managing Director in April of 2019 to lead the company’s business operations in the United States.
Year in Review 2019: Part I, Advantech Wireless Technologies • AvL Technologies • Centauri
Industry Wide Commentary on the Year's Events and Expectations for 2020
Year in Review 2019: Part II, CPI Antenna Systems Division • iDirect Government • Paradigm •
​Industry Wide Commentary on the Year's Events and Expectations for 2020
Year in Review 2019: Part III, Phasor • QuadSAT • W.B. Walton Enterprises
Industry Wide Commentary on the Year's Events and Expectations for 2020
Features (continued)...
Managing the High Volume of Mission-Critical Data for Defense Ops, By Ken Chadder, Defence Business Development Consultant, Hexagon’s Geospatial Division

A Common Operational Picture (COP) provides common situational awareness for all levels of command and staff across an operation facilitating the decision-making process.
Space Report 2019: Q3 — A Guide to Global Space Activity, By Space Foundation
The Space Report serves as a resource for government and business leaders, educators, financial analysts, students, and space-related businesses.
How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges of Connected Ops, By Obie Johnson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CopaSAT
Ruggedized communications and power considerations are required to support situational awareness for remote, commercial and military mobile operations.
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