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NASA Taps Eight Companies to Study Space Comms for Scientific, Economic Benefits

NASA has awarded eight U.S. firms a total of $4M to investigate concepts that will aid existing and future space transmission systems. The goal of their five-month research period is to gain data that will assist near-Earth missions that are scheduled to begin in the mid-2020s. The agency said Thursday …

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129 Small Businesses Get NASA Space Tech Dev’t Contracts Worth $106M Total

NASA has awarded $106M in total contract funds to 129 small businesses to further develop technology platforms that may help sustain human presence on the moon and Mars. The companies submitted 142 innovation proposals to develop, demonstrate and deliver space-based systems for planetary missions under the second phase of NASA’s …

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Navy Picks Nine Firms for Cyber Space Technical, Professional Services Contracts

Nine companies have won potential seven-year contracts to provide technical, management and professional services in support of the U.S. Navy’s cyber space operations. The Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific received 18 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, which cover support for interoperability of systems and capabilities at tactical, strategic and operational …

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BayFirst Solutions Granted Certification to Aerospace, Quality Management System, IT Service Delivery and Information Security by IAI; BayFirst CEO Kevin Gooch Quoted

BayFirst Solutions announced on Tuesday that the International Auditors Inc. (IAI) has granted the company certification to AS9100D (Aerospace), ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System (QMS), ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 (IT Service Delivery) and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security). IAI specializes in auditing government contractors and certifies companies across the globe, and BayFirst underwent …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Leanne Caret, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Her Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, with her third consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday.  Executive Mosaic recognizes Caret for leading and expanding Boeing’s portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. We are pleased to present the …

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Dawne Hickton to Succeed Terry Hagen as COO of Jacobs’ Aerospace, Tech & Nuclear Business

Dawne Hickton, a board member at Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC), has been named chief operating officer and president of the company’s aerospace, technology and nuclear business in a move that will take effect June 3. She will succeed Terry Hagen, who will transition to the role of executive strategic adviser …

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Lt. Col. David Canady, Deputy Division Chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit

Lt. Col. David Canady, deputy division chief for Operations, Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance, will be featured as a panelist for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on May 8th. At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss cyber resiliency and how to …

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Robert Lightfoot to Join Lockheed’s Space Business as Strategy, BD VP; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Robert Lightfoot, former acting administrator of NASA, has been appointed vice president of strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space segment in a move that will take effect May 6. He will oversee new business strategy, technology concepts and strategic planning activities for the space business area, …

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PwC Report: Global Aerospace and Defense M&A Deal Value Reached $4B in Q1 2019

A new PwC report says the value of global mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense sector was $4B in the first quarter of 2019, down 73 percent from the prior year period and 45 percent lower than the 10-year average. PwC said the number of M&A deals in the A&D …

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