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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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Technavio's report, Global Military Satellite Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
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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Under the agreement, from the beginning of 2005 Paradigm will be providing the UK share of the military satellite space segment communications capability to NATO and its member states for use when on NATO operations.
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Services include records management, publishing, Air Force satellite communications radio operations and maintenance, military satellite terminal, switchboard/telephone operations, visual information, visual graphics photographic services, base information transfer system, postal service, base communication center and Land Mobile Radio (LMR) maintenance.
This report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global military satellite industry.
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