June 2015 Edition
UAV/UAS (RPAs) Comms, Hosted Payloads and more...
UAV Communications: Meeting Mission Requirements, By Karl Fuchs, Senior Contributor + Vice President of Technology, iDirect Government
Unlike other aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) owe their entire existence to communications.
The Convergence Of DoD + Commercial Protected Comms Applications, By Steve Williams, Business Area Manager of Signals Instrumentation and Chris Badgett, Business Area Manager, Mission Data Processing—RT Logic
Over the past several years, DoD and commercial protected communications technologies have been converging.
En Route: A Key Differentiator For COTM Terminals, By John Logan, Program Director, EM Solutions
Just as today’s mobile phone user expects to roam across different countries and networks with a common handset, so, too, does the modern Defense Force user demand true broadband services across a range of different satellite options—without having to use multiple SATCOM terminals or experience an outage while swapping different RF kits.
HPA Corner: Reconfigurable Payloads, By Robert B. Clark, Hosted Payload Manager, Harris Corporation
The concept of reconfigurable space-based capabilities is gaining traction in our industry, as evidenced by the lively Satellite 2015 panel. Increasing the application of this approach will change the way we design, build, deploy, and use our platforms.
Small Packages Are An Answer For Intelligence Community Relief, By AJ Clark, President, Thermopylae Sciences & Technology (TST)
For all of the hue and cry about small satellites, you would think they were invented yesterday.