ground system


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ground system

[′grau̇nd ‚sis·təm]
(electromagnetism)
The portion of an antenna that is closely associated with an extensive conducting surface, which may be the earth itself.
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The future of satellite capabilities lies within the endless possibilities already located in ground systems.
Harris is the original developer of this ground system, providing engineering, upgrades and maintenance support for more than 40 years.
The move concludes a strategic milestone as Raytheon prepares to deliver an upgraded JPSS ground system to NOAA and NASA at the end of 2015.
The existing ground system had taken over five years to develop.
prime contractor and systems engineering lead for the MUOS program, is under contract to design, build and deploy the first two MUOS satellites and the associated MUOS ground system.
Designed to be integrated with NRL%s mobile ground system tracking antenna, previously provided by MDA, the system will acquire and process RADARSAT-2 information and generate reports detailing marine activities that could be used for defence and surveillance activities.
General Dynamics leads the modernization of the TDRS ground system as a subcontractor to The Boeing Company, the prime contractor responsible for building the three next-generation TDRS satellites.
We are bringing the smartphone concept to our next generation ground systems where satellites are flown as apps and new technology can be rapidly inserted.
June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced that the Multi-Mission Satellite Operations Center Ground System Architecture recently extended its mission capability to Schriever Air Force Base, Colo.
Air Force/Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program has achieved two key milestones: a testing milestone demonstrating that the ground system is on track to support launch of the first SBIRS geosynchronous (GEO-1) satellite in the constellation, and a maturity milestone moving the ground system into the next level of integration.
Open, non-proprietary ground system provides best long-term capability
The Bradley A3 is the Army's most advanced, integrated digital ground system, providing outstanding survivability, mobility and target lethality to soldiers in all types of close-combat urban scenarios or in open combat desert warfare.

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