military satellite


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military satellite

[′mil·i‚ter·ē ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
An artificial earth satellite used for military purposes; the six mission categories are communication, navigation, geodesy, nuclear test detection, surveillance, and research and technology.
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We are proud to once again support and participate in such an important regional meeting that will help advance and shape Military Satellite Communications in Latin America.
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Eric Beranger, CEO of Astrium Services, said, "This is a significant contract for Astrium, reinforcing our reputation as a world leading military satellite services company.
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Yahsat, a wholly-owned unit of Mubadala, said as per the deal, Atrium will manage the operations, training and maintenance for the network management and ground segments of the UAE Armed Forces' new military satellite communications system.
Selected to become a brigadier general, she will direct the Military Satellite Communications Joint Program Office, Space and Missile Systems Center for the Air Force Space Command.
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