25 Jul '16, 9pm

Faulty Satellite Can’t Be Fixed or Recovered: Air Force: Another Pentagon satellite has been lost to space. T...

Faulty Satellite Can’t Be Fixed or Recovered: Air Force: Another Pentagon satellite has been lost to space. T...

Another Pentagon satellite has been lost to space. That’s the conclusion of the U.S. Air Force , which recently investigated what went wrong with the newest weather satellite in the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Launched in 2014 and built by Lockheed Martin Corp., the spacecraft known as DMSP Flight 19 (DMSP-F19) experienced an anomaly on Feb. 11 and stopped responding to commands. The problem was traced to a power failure affecting cryptographic equipment within the command and control system. And because both sides of the system were impacted, there is no backup recovery option, according to a statement released Monday from Air Force Space Command. “The satellite is not repairable and no further action will be taken to recover it,” the release states. While the satellite remains in a stable configuration and is still relaying real-time tactical data to users,...

Full article: http://www.defensetech.org/2016/07/25/broken-defense-sate...

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sneakernews.com 26 Jul '16, 3pm

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af.mil 29 Jul '16, 9pm

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Private Satellite to Track Carbon Polluters

Private Satellite to Track Carbon Polluters

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Jul '16, 3pm

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defensenews.com 26 Jul '16, 8pm

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Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes

spacewar.com 24 Jul '16, 12pm

Iran destroyed 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers on Sunday as part of a widespread crackdown against the illegal devi...

A-10, Then A-11 And A-12? Air Force Ponders CAS Future

A-10, Then A-11 And A-12? Air Force Ponders CAS...

breakingdefense.com 25 Jul '16, 10pm

Embraer Super Tucano ground attack aircraft WASHINGTON: The Air Force is considering not one, but two replacements for the...

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stripes.com 28 Jul '16, 3pm

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via DoD Buzz | Air Force Can’t Afford F-35 But Wants a ‘Super’ A-10? https://t.co/WBDNpFImZw

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dodbuzz.com 20 Jul '16, 5pm

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#USAF Female Amputee Pilot Returns To The Sky

#USAF Female Amputee Pilot Returns To The Sky

af.mil 26 Jul '16, 1pm

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) -- An HC-130J Combat King II pilot here became the sixth amputee and the first female amp...

Iran destroys 100,000 'morally damaging' satell...

straitstimes.com 24 Jul '16, 10am

TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran destroyed 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers on Sunday (July 24) as part of a widespread crackdow...