- COTS to drive Air Force satellite control upgrades. Dizard III, Wilson P. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Mar96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the US Air Force Satellite and Launch Control Systems Project Office's (SLCSPO) move to take the Pentagon's satellite and launch operations into commercial off the shelf (COTS) software and client/server computer architectures. Duties of Loral and Space Range Systems under the Range...
- Boeing Receives $1 Billion Contract Modification For Wideband Global SATCOM Satellites. // Space & Missile Defense Report;9/26/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p5
The article offers information on the acquisition of a contract modification worth 1.09 billion dollar by Boeing Co. to produce seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite for U.S. Air Force. The options to produce, launch, and on-orbit activation of satellites is also included in the...
- Air Force Launches First Lockheed Martin Modernized GPS Satellite. // Defense Daily;9/27/2005, Vol. 227 Issue 58, p3
The article states that the U.S. Air Force has launched the first modernized Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin LMT aboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The satellite, designated GPS IIR-14 (M), is the first in a series of eight...
- Around the Services. Valceanu, John // Soldiers;Apr2000, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p27
Presents news and information on the Armed Forces of the United States (US) as of April 2000. Development of military attack vehicles of the US Marines; Deployment of the artificial satellite Ultra-Lightweight Imaging Technology Experiment; Transformation of the US Air Force into an...
- Milstar II To Propel New Defense Info Infrastructure. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/5/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 10, p42
Reports on the first successful launch of the United States Air Force/Lockheed Martin Milstar II, the single most complex, capable and expensive communications satellite ever launched by the U.S. Key element of the military's new 'information infrastructure' to enable far more precision...
- Showdown in the Pentagon. Martin, Harold H. // Saturday Evening Post;11/9/1957, Vol. 230 Issue 19, p37
Focuses on the rivalry in the U.S. Armed Forces. Impact of Russia's launching of Sputnik artificial satellite on the rivalry; Stance of the Air Force, Navy and Army in the conflict; Opposition of the U.S. Navy against the development of the intercontinental missile by the U.S. Air Force.
- Air Force Requests $10 Billion For FY '14 Space Operations. Host, Pat // Defense Daily;4/11/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 10, p6
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Air Force which requested $10 billion funding for its space operations in 2014. It states that the Air Force is planning to continue its modernization of a global positioning system (GPS) with the delivery of the first satellite. It adds that the...
- Launch Vehicles. // Airman;Jan2004, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p59
Features various launch vehicles of the U.S. Air Force. Primary function; Dimensions; Payload capability.
- Pacific Air Forces. // Airman;Jan1999, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p21
Provides an overview of the United States Air Force's Pacific Air Forces. Mission; Responsibilities; People; Flying hours; Organizational structure.