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SlingShot selected to participate in the US AEWE 2019

SlingShot selected to participate in the US AEWE 2019
Spectra Group is a provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, specifically optimised for use in remote and challenging environments, with offices in UK and US. Following recent contract successes in the US, particularly with their battle-winning SlingShot tactical communications system, Spectra Group has been selected by the US DoD to take part in the 2019 Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019) at Fort Benning.
17th January 2019

Nanosatellites to change how we manage climate change

Nanosatellites to change how we manage climate change
A Finnish nanosatellite has now reached space equipped with what is reported to be the world’s smallest infrared hyperspectral camera. The photos with infrared data taken from the satellite provide new solutions for monitoring and managing the effects of climate change. 
3rd January 2019

Ground to air communication requirements in Poland secured

 Ground to air communication requirements in Poland secured
The UK-based air traffic communications subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Park Air Systems, has supplied and deployed its Sapphire Air Traffic Management (ATM) communication equipment to the Polish airport network run by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA).
14th December 2018


Improving alignment and testing of earth observation satellites

Improving alignment and testing of earth observation satellites
It has been announced that Optical Surfaces has received an order from Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) for two high precision reference mirrors to accelerate the precise alignment and testing of their Earth Observation Satellite Telescopes. SSTL manufacture and operate small to medium sized satellites, covering a range of use cases, from telecoms to Earth observation. 
12th December 2018

ATC centre deploys four radio direction finders

ATC centre deploys four radio direction finders
Four innovative Radio Direction Finders (RDF) have been delivered to Eurocontrol by IZT. The IZT R5509 RDF will be deployed in the international airspace of the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), which is a navigation service provider for the upper airspace of Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and north-west Germany.
11th December 2018

The industrialisation of satellites

The industrialisation of satellites
The use of space by satellites has so far focused on scientific, communicative and military aspects. This will change massively in the future. Whole swarms of small satellites are to orbit the globe and supply mankind with internet from orbit. 
20th November 2018

Pentek Adds ANSI/VITA 49.2 Protocol to High-Speed Data Acquisition Boards

Pentek Adds ANSI/VITA 49.2 Protocol to High-Speed Data Acquisition Boards
Pentek introduced intellectual property support for the VITA 49.2 data transport protocol in the Pentek Navigator Design Suite. The Jade Model 71141(1-Ch. 6.4 GHz or 2-Ch. 3.2 GHz A/D, 2-Ch 6.4 GHz D/A) and Model 71851 (2-Ch 500 MHz A/D with DDC & 2-Ch 800 MHz D/A with DUC) data converter XMC modules, based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA, are the first products available with the new IP modules.
3rd November 2018

Satellite communication terminal enhances sUAS connectivity

Satellite communication terminal enhances sUAS connectivity
e2E, the provider of communications engineering and technical consultancy services to the satellite communications market, has launched a low-cost, low power, compact and lightweight satellite communication terminal, called e2Eaccess UAS-I, for enhancing communications connectivity of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS).
11th October 2018

Highly rugged cabinets for naval radar applications

Highly rugged cabinets for naval radar applications
  Optima Stantron has received a $2.4m order from a defence prime contractor to supply highly rugged electronic equipment cabinets for the US Navy’s next-gen Air and Missile Defence Radar (AMDR) program.
28th September 2018

Comprehensive radio frequency communication systems

Comprehensive radio frequency communication systems
For the first time, the engineering and technology group SENER will attend the 2018 European Microwave Week, held at the Madrid Trade Fair Center (IFEMA), 23rd-28th September. SENER, which recently acquired TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, will have a single stand to present their capabilities in comprehensive radio frequency communication systems.
18th September 2018


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