Geospatial and Intelligence

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.

Air Force launches another Wideband Global SATCOM

The sixth satellite in the WGS system will be operational in 2014.

Boeing to begin producing all-electric satellites

New propulsion system touted as weight, cost saver.

Next gen GPS III testbed delivered to Air Force

GPS system designed to boost nav capabilities by replacing aging satellites in orbit.