According to the Department of Defense: “Northrop Grumman of San Diego was awarded a $50, 000, 000 cost plus fixed fee/firm fixed price contract which will provide Global Hawk Enhanced Integrated Sensor suite interim repair capability separate from the productions repair line. It also provides additional specialized test equipment to support the current datalink repair line as well as additional test equipment to support the current integrated mission management controller repair line. At this time no money has been obligated. 560 ACGS/GFKAB is the contracting activity (FA8620-08-G-3005).”
Ben Palmer, who formerly led Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems business in Europe, will officially join Inmarsat on Nov. 8 to serve as president of the satellite communications provider’s maritime unit. He will succeed three-decade Inmarsat veteran Ronald Spithout and will bring 25 years of industry experience to his new position, Inmarsat said Thursday.
Amy Hopkins, a veteran of the defense and intelligence sectors, has joined Capella Space to serve as vice president and general manager of the satellite company’s U.S. government services business. She will be responsible for leading and growing Capella’s synthetic aperture radar mission applications in the federal market, the company said Wednesday. Hopkins most recently
NASA has awarded $146 million in contracts to five companies to develop lunar lander design concepts, perform risk reduction activities and offer feedback to inform requirements for a future solicitation on industry capabilities that could help facilitate regular manned missions to the moon under the space agency’s Artemis program. Blue Origin, Leidos’ (NYSE: LDOS) Dynetics