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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: NDAA, Other Gov’t Efforts Build on Comsatcom Role in National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government has said the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018 works to recognize the role of the commercial satellite communications industry in national security efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote for …

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SOSi buys STG in cyber, analytics services expansion push

SOS International has purchased Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor STG for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its contract and client base and expand its portfolio with the addition of cybersecurity, data analytics and software development capabilities in support of defense, diplomatic and intelligence agencies. SOSi …

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Army, Sierra Nevada Vet Jennifer Jensen Named Draper Lab National Security, Space VP

Jennifer Jensen, formerly vice president of business development for communications, navigation and surveillance systems at Sierra Nevada, has joined Charles Stark Draper Laboratory as VP of national security and space. Kaigham Gabriel, president and CEO of Draper, said in a statement published Thursday Jensen will pursue defense, space and national …

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KBR to Buy Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies in Govt Service Expansion Push

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to acquire Greenbelt, Maryland-based government technology services contractor Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its high-tech professional service offerings for NASA and other federal agencies. “SGT is a great company with very talented people and is the right fit …

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AT&T’s Jill Singer Named Finalist for Women in Tech Leadership Awards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2018 — Jill Singer, vice president of the national security business within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) public sector unit, is a finalist in Women in Technology’s 19th Annual Leadership Awards under the corporate large market sector category, GovCon Executive reported. WIT said the awards program aims to recognize women …

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Air Force Starts EELV Launch Service Solicitation for 5 Natl Security Payloads

The U.S. Air Force has issued a final request for proposals for multiple contracts to develop and launch rockets that would carry five national security payloads into space. Selected contractors will produce an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle and carry out mission integration and launch operations, the service branch said Wednesday. Payloads include …

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General Atomics Buys Xagenic Assets to Complement Defense Microelectronics Devt

San Diego-based General Atomics has purchased certain assets of molecular diagnostics technology maker Xagenic in a push to continue advances in the defense microelectronics, advanced sensor and signal processing technology areas. General Atomics said Thursday it will integrate the acquired assets into a bio-sensor technology development unit of its electromagnetic systems business in Rancho Bernardo, …

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BAE Systems Eyes Potential Qatar Order for 9 Hawk Trainers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — BAE Systems could see a new international order for nine Hawk trainer aircraft after Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah indicated government plans to increase its procurement from six trainers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Wednesday that Al-Attiyah declared the new total …

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Arlington Capital Buys Xebec in Intell, Nat’l Security Services Expansion Push

Arlington Capital Partners has purchased McLean, Virginia-based human intelligence platforms and services provider Xebec Global for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand offerings for clients in the intelligence community and national security sector. David Wodlinger, a partner at Arlington Capital, said in a statement released Monday the Washington-based …

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Polaris Alpha Continues Space, C4ISR Market Expansion With Solidyn Buy

Polaris Alpha has acquired Denver, Colorado-based engineering and cloud computing services provider Solidyn Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to accelerate the development of space-based systems for national security clients. Peter Cannito, CEO of Polaris Alpha, said in a statement published Monday the company made the acquisition to also expand …

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