Geospatial and Intelligence


Exelis CEO seeks middle ground in budget crunch

David Melcher sees shift to "affordable upgrades."

Honeywell awarded $550M for Air Force satellite support

Air Force Satellite Control network operates a slew of DOD and non-DOD satellites.

NASA’s LADEE launch holds key to faster, big data laser communications

The Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration could have big implications for intelligence gathering from deep space.

Classified payload launches into space

The Delta IV Heavy rocket can bring up to 50,000 pounds of payload into orbit.

Army to use ViaSat small tactical terminals in Apache helicopters

STT KOR-24A is a small, two-channel radio terminal that delivers simultaneous voice and data communications.

ARTEL LLC joins contractors under FCSA

DISA awards task order under commercial satellite acquisition process.

Air Force deactivates orbital tracking system, no decision on replacement

Deactivating the 21st Space Wing radar system will save the Air Force $14 million annually, but the proposed replacement costs could reach $2 billion.

Streamlined satellite acquisition advances, but challenges remain

While cutting costs through competition, FCSA is threatened by high demand, lagging supply, security shortfalls.