This research service examines the US government and military satellite market. It focuses specifically on commercial satellite service providers and their market role. The US military is the largest market vertical for satellite equipment sales and services. This market typically consists of emergency/redundant satellite communications and communications in the field. Solutions are typically modular and configured specifically for a variety of unique operations to aid personnel in the field. This deliverable will examine drivers and restraints for the study period 2013-2018, and evaluate revenue forecasts and the competitive environment, and look at global hot spots in which US systems may be deployed in military operations.