New Milstar satellite ground station installed at Elmendorf
- EO-1 Takes Landsat Era One Step Smaller. Mecham, Michael // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/13/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 20, p97
Examines a prototype satellite, Earth Observing-1, scheduled for launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara, California. Insertion of the satellite to the Sun synchronous orbit; Information on the cost effectiveness of the satellite; Features of Earth Observer-1.
- Vandenberg launches eight satellites . Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/23/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 8, p41
Reports on the satellites launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Use of Orbital Sciences' Taurus rocket and a Being Delta 7920-10; Placement of Orbcomm and Iridium communications satellites; Highlights of the launches.
- Spanish, Belgian Plans Boost Europe's Milsats. Taverna, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/23/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p36
Reports on the agreement between Spain and Belgium in the Milsat program for artificial satellite for military telecommunication. Satellite dedicated to communicate defense ministry; Distribution of operations.
- Satellites on the battlefield. Mowry, Clayton // Satellite Communications;Feb98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p78
Discusses the possible use of commercially available satellite technology for military communications, positioning, mapping and observation. Advantage of using commercial satellite technology; Enforcement of the issue of thresholds; Commercial utilization of United States military's Global...
- NEWS BREAKS: RUSSIA. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/1/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p24
The article reports on the new Raduga-1M military communications satellite, also known as Globus-1M, being operated by Russian military spacecraft controllers after it was launched on a Proton-M rocket with the Breeze-M upper stage on January 27, 2010.
- Global positioning system marks 20th anniversary. // Program Manager;May/Jun98, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p38
Focuses on the 20th anniversary of the Global Positioning System satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in December 1978. Details on the GPS; Applications of the GPS satellites; History of the GPS.
- Optical links are key to next-generation military communications satellite. Keller, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Apr2004, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the Transformational Satellite Communications system (TSAT) being developed for use by the U.S. military. Use of super-high-speed free-space laser communications links; Featured 10-gigabit-per-second laser cross links between satellites; Plan to make the TSAT system operational by 2016.
- Boeing Brings B-52 into Digital Age with Significant Communications Upgrade. Massé, Dan // Microwave Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p47
The article reports that aircraft maker Boeing will provide an upgraded communications system for U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers for aircrews to send and receive information via satellite links and change mission plans and retarget weapons in flight.
- MilSatCom Latin America. // Latin America Telecom;Aug2015, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12
The article offers information on the MilSatCom Latin America, a regional conference for the military satellite communications industry, to be held in September 2015.