Company to supply X-band satellite services for the continued testing of the MQ-4C Triton UAS XTAR has announced that it has been selected once again by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to supply X-band satellite bandwidth for the MQ-4C Triton UAS. The blanket purchase agreement has a ceiling of $9.8 million and consists…

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In the latest issue of Global Military Communications Magazine Philip Harlow, President and COO of XTAR, explains how the military network requirements have changed in recent years in the face of increasingly hostile threats, and what this means for commercial satcom entities. Read the article.

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Partnership will allow Primetech to provide a dedicated, secure government and military frequency to UK emergency service, government and other clients. Primetech (UK), a leading pioneer of advanced communications solutions for emergency services, government departments, businesses and armed forces, today announces its partnership with XTAR, a US-based commercial X-band satellite operator, to enable end-to-end secure,…

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EMC Using X-band for Airborne Terminal Application XTAR, LLC renewed a long-term contract to supply EMC with high-throughput X-band to disadvantaged airborne terminals. EMC is a leading provider of communications and content services for remote locations around the world. As part of the contract, XTAR will continue to provide space segment to Airborne intelligence, surveillance…

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XTAR, LLC has offered to provide X-band satellite capacity to search and rescue efforts and organizations operating in the wake of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal. The company, which has full satellite coverage over the region, will subsidize its capacity for relevant organizations including government agencies and affiliated NGOs.

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XTAR vice president of engineering Jim Chambers will join the Government Mobility Solutions: Offering Flexibility in an Uncertain World panel on Wednesday, March 18 at 10:15 a.m. in room 207A at the upcoming SATELLITE 2015 Government & Military Forum in Washington, D.C. The panel, which is co-presented by the Satellite Industry Association and MSUA, will focus on growing government customers’…

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Herndon, Va., December 4, 2014 – XTAR, LLC, a commercial satellite operator delivering X-band services to government users, has been contracted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to provide X-band space segment for the Ka-Band Objects: Observation and Monitoring (KaBOOM). KaBOOM is an experimental system to demonstrate uplink arraying of reflector antennas. Technologies developed in…

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