Raytheon Acquires BBN Technologies

Raytheon, which recorded over $23 billion in revenue for 2008, announced recently that it has settled on terms to purchase BBN Technologies, a R & D company involved in the development of the internet. Raytheon is looking to build its capacity as a leading player in technology services to the government, to better compete with large integrators like Northrop Grumman and Booz Allen Hamiliton.

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Tony Frazier EVP Maxar Technologies

Space Force Selects Maxar to Develop Prototype Mission Data Processing Applications; Tony Frazier Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has been awarded a  one-year, $8.5 million contract by the U.S. Space Force to develop prototype mission data processing applications for the Future Operationally Resilient Ground Evolution Mission Data Processing (FORGE MDP) program, the company announced Thursday. “Maxar has decades of commercial expertise in geospatial information and analytics, satellite technology and ground processing systems,” said Tony Frazier.