January 2017 Edition
From SBIRS to Hosted Payloads
SBIRS’ Sound Surveillance For National Defense, The primary purpose of a government is the protection of citizens.
Many have written about, and expounded upon, what the true purpose of a federal government should be—there was a consensus in this regard that was derived in the US some 200 years ago that there are six specific directions that should be addressed: defense, justice, unity, domestic tranquility, citizen betterment and ensuring liberty for all citizens.
Top Gun Amplifiers... A General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies Perspective, By Crissy Pierson, Business Line Manager, RF Electronic Products, General Dynamics Mission Systems’ SATCOM Technologies
SATCOM providers face significant risk if an equipment problem disrupts the link to a satellite.
The HPA CORNER: Insights — An Alliance Update, By Al Tadros, Hosted Payload Alliance Chair
Now that 2016 has come to a close, I’d like to reflect on the progress we’ve made on the Hosted Payload Alliance’s (HPA) goals, as well as provide some insight on the current state of hosted payloads in today’s satellite industry.
The Government Satellite Report: InSights—A New Approach to MILSATCOM, By Ryan Schradin, Executive Editor, The Government Satellite Report, and MilsatMagazine Senior Contributor
In December of last year, Defense One (a National Journal Group publication) sponsored a Space and Satellite Communications Morning Briefing that was underwritten by SES Government Solutions (SES GS).