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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Records 4th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Friday to end its fourth straight weekly gain as investors eyed defense stocks after President Donald Trump repeated his election campaign pledge to build up the military during a speech in Washington. U.S. equities also posted narrow gains and the benchmark S&P 500 composite index ended the …

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Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017: STG Starts Next Chapter w/ Intell-Focused Buy & more

Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson STG Group announced the next step in its journey as a publicly-traded government contractor this week with its first acquisition since the company started to offer its shares …

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MacDonald Dettwiler to Purchase DigitalGlobe in $3.6B Deal

Canada-based communications services company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has agreed to acquire Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction to expand MDA’s footprint in the global satellite imagery market. MDA said Friday it will pay $2.4 billion in cash-and-stock for DigitalGlobe — $17.50 in cash and one-third of an MDA …

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February 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets 5th Straight Record Close on Boeing & Huntington Ingalls Lifts

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index crawled to a fifth straight record close Friday to extend its current stretch of weekly gains to three and record a five-day advance of 2.72 percent . The U.S. stock benchmark S&P 500 also inched to a record close for a weekly gain of more than 1 percent despite investor …

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DigitalGlobe, NTT Offer Elevation Data to Imagery Info Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) have teamed to offer elevation data to imagery customers in efforts to expand their sales reach in the global imagery information market, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NTT Data said Tuesday its five-meter digital elevation model called AW3D Standard will be …

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DigitalGlobe, Harris, Esri Offer Integrated Satellite Imagery Access, Analytics Tool to ArcGIS Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 14, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Esri have teamed to provide users of the ArcGIS mapping platform access to satellite images as well as deep learning and analytical tools to derive insights from the images, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DigitalGlobe said Monday it will combine …

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Lockheed Martin Utilizes DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Analysis Plaform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has adopted DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI)  geospatial big data analytics platform to support the development of new commercial products designed to provide precision coordinates and three-dimensional maps, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday Lockheed, along with PrecisionHawk and Video Inform, are part of its GBDX ecosystem of partners and …

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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite Begins Operations After Testing & Calibration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 satellite has entered service after it completed in-orbit testing and calibration activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday WorldView-4 will work to provide customers direct access to 30-centimeter resolution images, as well as satellite tasking and archive support by the latter half of …

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DigitalGlobe Names Winners of 1st SpaceNet Machine Learning Algorithm Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 —DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has selected the top five developers who took part in its machine learning algorithm development challenge using satellite imagery, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The winners of the SpaceNet Challenge will receive $35, 000 in total prizes and will have their algorithms released to …

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DigitalGlobe Shares First Image From WorldView-4 Satellite; Lockheed’s Carl Marchetto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has shared the first image captured by the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite that was launched in November from Vandenberg Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the WorldView-4 is designed to take photos with 30-cm resolution …

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