MUOS-2 is part of a next generation narrowband military communication system.
DOD designates National Geospatial-Intelligence College as training institution.
The satellite will affordably replace aging GPS satellites in orbit and improve capabilities.
The global space economy grew to $304.31 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2012, reflecting growth of 6.7 percent from the 2011 total of $285.33 billion.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) awarded Booz Allen Hamilton a $315 million single award contract to support the agency’s InnoVision Directorate.
The Air Force’s successfully launched the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) spacecraft Tuesday evening.