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Raytheon to Provide Cybersecurity Support for MetTel Networks; John DeSimone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with MetTel to provide cybersecurity technologies and services to government and commercial customers on MetTel-administered networks and operate a Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service for federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The telecommunications company said Thursday the global security alliance …

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Inmarsat Sets Web-Based Messaging Service for Maritime Safety Info Providers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — Inmarsat has launched a new service that will facilitate international broadcast and automatic reception for the distribution of maritime safety information, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday SafetyNET II works to advance efforts to update the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System and transition maritime safety …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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Inmarsat Picks Arianespace to Launch 5th Global Xpress Satellite in 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Inmarsat has named Arianespace as the launch services provider for the upcoming fifth Global Xpress communications satellite that Thales Alenia Space is building based on the updated Spacebus 4000 B2 platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Arianespace said Friday it will launch GX-5 from the Guiana Space Center in the French …

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Harris Offers New Land Mobile Radios for Public Safety, Utility Sectors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled new land mobile radio technologies that will work to support the voice and data communications needs of public safety and utility professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the converged LMR/LTE single-band XL-185P radio and the XL-185Pi and multi-band XL-200Pi configurations, …

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AT&T, FirstNet Establish Developer Program, App Store for Public Safety Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled a program that seeks to facilitate the development of communications tools and other applications for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the developer program aims to drive innovation focused on …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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Cubic to Develop Mobile Combat Training Centers for APAC Customer; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will establish three mobile combat training centers for an Asia-Pacific customer nation under a potential $25 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday its global defense unit will deliver laser-based simulation equipment, vehicles, weapons configurations, a …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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