MILSTAR

December 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corporation, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $312.2 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification for engineering support for the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite program from December 1, 2011 to December 31, 2014. Support is provided for on-orbit anomaly resolution and investigation, flight and payload software sustainment following the completion of on-orbit test, Networked AEHF System Tested tool sustainment, mission control familiarization, and development test.

November 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Recent flight tests conducted by a combined team from the Electronic Systems Center, the Space and Missile Systems Center, MIT Lincoln Laboratory and MITRE Corp. have shown that the low-profile Advanced Multi-band Communications Antenna, installed on a wide-body aircraft, can effectively support high speed Ka-band and extremely high frequency (EHF) communications.