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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more

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November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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DigitalGlobe Closes $140M Radiant Group Buy in Geospatial Services Expansion Push

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DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has wrapped up its purchase of Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial data services contractor The Radiant Group from investment firm Aston Capital for approximately $140 million cash. DigitalGlobe said Wednesday the acquisition allows the Westminster, Colorado-based satellite imagery provider to strengthen its foothold in the commercial geospatial information services market and to help address the intelligence community’s …

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DigitalGlobe Deploys Lockheed-Made WorldView-4 Imaging Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has launched its new Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) commercial imaging satellite onboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The WorldView-4 satellite will work to increase the number of images in DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite …

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ULA Schedules DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Satellite Flight for Nov. 11

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — United Launch Alliance has scheduled the launch of DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 commercial imaging satellite onboard its Atlas V 401 configuration rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on Nov.11, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView 4 is designed to provide high-resolution images of …

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Tony Frazier: The Radiant Group Acquisition to Support Expansion of DigitalGlobe Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 —  Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said DigitalGlobe’s acquisition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group serves to support the former’s services business expansion efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Frazier stated in a blog post published Wednesday that integrating …

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Weekly Roundup October 24 – October 28, 2016: Sector Execs Offer Outlooks at 3Q Checkpoint & more

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October 24 – October 28, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Outlooks of the government contracting market’s future trajectory and its ongoing dynamics dominated the attention of sector leaders and observers this week, during which GovCon Wire helped capture the larger …

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Bob Kipps: Large GovCon Players Return to Organic Growth in Year of ‘Non-Traditional’ M&A Buyers

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For the government technology services sector, the third quarter was strong and a step up from the prior years’ flat or shrinking activity throughout the industry, according to Bob Kipps, managing director at Tysons Corner-based aerospace and defense investment bank KippsDeSanto & Co. “Operationally, 2016 has been the year where the ‘rubber …

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DigitalGlobe Buys Timbr to Add Data Science Tools in Extended Cloud & Analytics Push

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Satellite imagery vendor DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has acquired data sciences services company Timbr in a continued push to expand cloud-based offerings and create new analytics techniques to manage large volumes of information, DigitalGlobe CEO Jeffrey Tarr told investors Tuesday. This deal comes nearly two weeks after Westminster, Colo.-based DigitalGlobe announced its $140 million …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

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October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Integrate Software Development Team Through Radiant Group Acquisition

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said the company’s planned $140 million acquisition of The Radiant Group serves to integrate the latter’s software development and engineering workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. National Defense Magazine reported Monday that Frazier noted the incoming team …

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