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SES Government Solutions Wins Army TROJAN Contracts

April 14, 2016 Satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) was the sole winner of the two U.S. Government TROJAN follow-on contracts which support U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). These contracts support the premier Army intelligence network, using the SES global data network. Both contracts were awarded as Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA’s) […]

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O3b Networks Announces the Closing of $460M in Financing to Expand Its Constellation and Support Unprecedented Customer Growth

December 11, 2015 O3b Networks today announced that it has closed $460 million in incremental financing to support the company’s extraordinary growth. The funds from this financing round will be used to expand the total number of satellites in O3b’s constellation from twelve to twenty, a much needed increase to accommodate the growing demand for […]

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SES-9 Arrives at Cape Canaveral for mid-January launch

December 10, 2015 LUXEMBOURG — SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that SES-9 has safely arrived at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and is being processed for a mid-January 2016 launch on board SpaceX’s newly upgraded Falcon 9 rocket. SES-9 will be positioned at 108.2 degrees East and provide both replacement […]

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Trends in Satellite Acquisition: Augmenting Government SATCOM

November 20, 2015 Courtesy of FedNewsRadio This panel discussion will focus on (1) how DOD is improving access to critical communications for the warfighter over the last year and (2) budgetary priorities to address future space-based mission needs. Satellite communications, long a staple for both military and civilian operations, is undergoing change. New capacity, improved […]

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SSPI’s Winners Of Better Satellite World Awards … Make This World A Much Better Place

November 23, 2015 The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) announced today the four recipients of the first annual Better Satellite World Awards, which honor established companies and disruptive innovators for making our world a more prosperous, healthier, better-educated, more sustainable and inclusive home for all humankind. Selected by an international jury for their achievements were: […]

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VIDEO: Trends in Satellite Acquisition

Click here to watch the video. November 13, 2015 Duration: 59 mins Accreditation: 1 CPE Cost: Complimentary According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, America faces challenges in providing future space-based capabilities.  Fiscal constraints and growing threats to satellites have spurred consideration of alternatives such as disaggregating or breaking up large into multiple, smaller satellites or […]

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SES Government Solutions to Support FAA Uplink Requirements

September 23, 2015 Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) will support the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) on the ground as well as in space. On 31 August 2015, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems announced its selection of SES GS to build two GEO Uplink Subsystem stations to support […]

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NOAA Signs First U.S. Government Deal With SES for O3b High Throughput Solution

August 17, 2015 Global satellite solutions provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has agreed to a one year contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) to provide O3b Networks’ services and ground equipment to the National Weather Service Office (WSO) in Pago Pago, American Samoa. NOAA’s WSO supports the National Weather Service (NWS) […]

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