Space Force sees SATCOM awards surging to $20 billion this fiscal year

Northrop Grumman and Boeing are both developing prototypes for the Evolved Strategic SATCOM program. (Northrop Grumman) By Courtney Albon, Published by Defense News, 26 October 2023 WASHINGTON — As the Space Force looks to modernize its military satellite communications and positioning, navigation and timing capabilities, its acquisition command is preparing

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Space Week 2023 events

Collated by Bruce Gagnon, 18 October 2023 October 5 Protest at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. Opposing the construction of a rocket launch facility in a pristine environment that would inevitably turn military like all the rest have around the globe.  Lockheed Martin is turning up in control of

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U.S. Air Force crews set up satellite communications equipment at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Credit: U.S. Air Force

New report recommends Space Force change how it buys commercial satellite services

U.S. Air Force crews set up satellite communications equipment at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Credit: U.S. Air Force By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 7 September 2023 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Force should overhaul its current approach to procuring commercial satellite communications services, the RAND Corp. recommends in a

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