United States Air Force Set to Buy Jam-Resistant GPS Satellites

The Pentagon has plans to spend approximately $2 billion over the next five years, investing in 22 new Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites. The solicitation for bids was posted by the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center on February 13, with production to begin in 2019. This is in addition to the 10 they […]

The purchase of Orbital ATK

Northrop Grumman, an American global Aerospace and defence technology company was not a leading player in the launch industry, before its acquisition of Orbital ATK. However, the company holds a rich background in producing spacecraft. These days, the company is busy developing a spacecraft bus for the James Webb Space Telescope in Redondo Beach, California. […]

XS-1 program enters in next phase

XS-1 project is under development by by three contractors along with their partners: Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Masten Space Systems chosen by DARPA. On April 7, 2016, it is entering in next phase. XS-1 program of new unmanned spaceplane was started in 2013 as alternative launch vehicle for military purposes. At the beginning following companies joined […]