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Inmarsat to Provide Satcom Connectivity for USAID’s Fishing Monitoring Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — Inmarsat will collaborate with the U.S. Agency for International Development to drive the adoption of sustainable fishing practices in Southeast Asia and support maritime communications for port and vessel monitoring activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it will provide its Fleet One and IsatData Pro satellite communications platforms …

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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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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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USS Gerald Ford Features Globecomm Entertainment & Comms System; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — Globecomm Systems has helped Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) equip the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier with onboard communications and entertainment technologies as a subcontractor on the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Globecomm said Wednesday the carrier’s satellite and fiber-optic communications distribution infrastructure and internet protocol …

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Air Force Moves Launch of 2 Lockheed Martin-Built Satellites to 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Two Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) U.S. Air Force satellites have been rescheduled to launch in 2018 aboard United Launch Alliance Atlas V rockets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday the fourth Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellite will launch on Jan. 18 instead of Nov. 9 because …

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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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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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CenturyLink Includes BroadSoft UCaaS Tech to GSA IT Schedule 70 Portfolio; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has added BroadSoft‘s cloud-based unified communications-as-a-service platform to its public sector offerings under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. BroadSoft Government Cloud powers the UCaaS technology that works to support secure, mobile and on-demand …

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AT&T Lands DISA Contract for Pacific Theater Network Update; Anthony Robbins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will update the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s network infrastructure in Hawaii under a 10-year contract to facilitate communications support for Pacific theater military operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the network will drive the transmission of voice, video and data …

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Boeing’s Chris Ahsmann Named to Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium’s Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — An executive at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has joined the board of directors of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, GovCon Executive reported Monday. NCOIC said Thursday Chris Ahsmann, vice president of mission system at BDS, will help lead the group’s efforts …

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