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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: Defense-Industry System Convergence to Drive Future Space Investments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space systems business at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), believes the integration of defense and commercial systems works to support the future space requirements of government, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Ambrose told Space News in an interview published Monday that this …

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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Hires New Strategy, Business Dev’t VP; Rick Ambrose Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has hired Kay Sears, formerly president of Intelsat General, as its space systems organization’s new vice president for strategy and business development, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Lockheed said March 22 Sears will be in charge of the business unit’s strategic planning, …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: 1st GPS III Satellite to be Completed August

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has indicated that work on the first GPS III satellite for the U.S. Air Force is scheduled to complete by August, ExecutiveBiz reported March 10. SpaceNews reported March 9 that Ambrose said in …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016: Tetra Tech Makes Wave in Water Data Analytics M&A Move & more

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Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A Vienna, Virginia-based contractor that has been among the most prominent small businesses in federal contracting has started a new path in its two-decade journey from humble beginnings. Indus Corp., …

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Lockheed Seeks Reduced Satellite Dev’t Time, Costs With 3D Printing; Rick Ambrose Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 18, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has incorporated 3D printing technology as part of the company’s efforts to decrease satellite development time by 40 percent and reduce total spending, ExecutiveBiz reported March 8. “Ultimately [the government] is going to go to a new architecture, so by …

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Skot Butler to Succeed Kay Sears as Intelsat General President; Stephen Spengler Comments

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Skot Butler, vice president of satellite networks and space services at Intelsat General — a U.S. subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based satellite services provider — has been promoted to president. His promotion is effective April 4 and he will succeed Kay Sears, who is leaving the company after a 10-year career there, Intelsat said Thursday. “[Butler] has a deep …

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Lockheed, Boeing JV Assigns $134M for Vulcan Rocket Devt; Rick Ambrose Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture United Launch Alliance has assigned $134 million toward the development of the Vulcan rocket in an effort to be independent from the Russian RD-180 engine, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the U.S. Air Force plans to put $201 …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

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Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Concludes Thermal Vacuum Test

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, said the first GPS III satellite has completed a thermal vacuum test as part of the U.S. Air Force’s program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday the test works to identify …

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Rick Ambrose on Lockheed’s Commercial Satellite Portfolio Push

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space systems unit, said the company is looking to further strengthen its commercial satellite portfolio with a view of making three commercial deals a year, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Via Satellite said Ambrose indicated in an …

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