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Iridium’s Matt Desch: Certus Satcom Service to Support Maritime & Aviation Sectors by 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the company’s Certus multi-service communications platform will be available commercially next year to support the maritime and aviation sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told Runway Girl Network in …

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American Systems to Help Army Deliver Security Assistance Training; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — American Systems will pursue work to provide aviation training services to the Security Assistance Training Management Organization within the U.S. Army through its position on a previously awarded $250 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it will support SATMO’s security assistance programs by facilitating basic …

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Iridium Certus to Deliver Cockpit, Operational Services for Aviation Connectivity; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has previewed the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform that will work to provide cockpit and operational services aboard aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Avionics Magazine reported July 28 that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said in an earnings call …

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Millennium Lands Potential $185M NASA Safety, Mission Assurance Services IDIQ

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company has secured a potential five-year, $185 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA to provide safety and mission assurance services at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. NASA said Saturday the ordering period under the SMAS II small business set-aside contract will begin from Sept. 1 and run through …

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Rockwell Collins Offers Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite Services to Government Aviation Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2017 — Inmarsat has chosen Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) as a value-added reseller of Global Xpress satellite broadband services to government aviation customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rockwell Collins said Monday it will offer Ka-band connectivity for government aircraft through Inmarsat’s satellite network as part of the expanded VAR agreement that previously covered …

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Boeing-Built SES Satellite to Help Augment GPS Services, Support In-Flight Connectivity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — A Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) SES satellite has launched to space carrying a Wide Area Augmentation System-hosted payload that will work to build on the global positioning system in support of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SES said Thursday the SES-15 hybrid satellite is …

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John Holmes Named AAR President, COO; Timothy Romenesko to Retire as Vice Chairman, CFO at Year’s End

John Holmes, chief operating officer of AAR‘s (NYSE: AIR) aviation services business and a 16-year company veteran, has been promoted to the roles of president and CFO in a move that takes effect June 1. AAR said Tuesday Holmes will also begin to serve as a member of its board of directors …

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Former Leidos VP Wendy Van Wickle Joins Parsons as EVP for Federal Unit’s Logistics, Training Division

Wendy Van Wickle, former vice president of ground operations and logistics at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been named executive VP for the logistics and training division within Parsons‘ federal business unit. Parsons said Monday the more than 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran will oversee the division’s operational performance, strategy and profit-and-loss functions. “Wendy’s …

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L-3 Strikes Potential $315M Deal to Buy Aviation Security Tech Maker MacDonald Humphrey

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased U.K.-based aviation security technology maker MacDonald Humfrey Automation in a deal potentially worth up to $315.5 million for an effort to add new automation and robotic tools for deployment at airports worldwide. The deal comes nearly one month after L-3 said it would purchase Implant Sciences‘ explosive trace …

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Jacobs Moves Global HQ to Dallas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2016 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has unveiled a new 100, 000-square-foot global corporate headquarters at the Harwood Center in Dallas, Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the move from the previous headquarters in Pasadena, California, to the new office works to expand its presence in …

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