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SSL to Work on Environmental Defense Fund Smallsat Design Project; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — SSL will design and establish requirements under an Environmental Defense Fund contract for the development of a small satellite that will work to monitor methane emissions from oil and gas plants, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Thursday its SSL business will collaborate …

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BAE to Expand Presence With Planned Office at Georgia Cyber Center; Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — The U.S. arm of BAE Systems aims to establish a new innovation hub in Georgia that will be housed at the state’s Augusta-based cyber complex as part of efforts to expand its presence in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday BAE Systems Inc. …

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Jim Garrettson Announces 2019 Wash100 Winners During Defense Research & Development Summit

During the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th annual Defense Research & Development Summit on Tuesday, Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, made the following announcement: The Wash100 recognizes the most influential and impactful executives of consequence at the intersection of government and industry. This year’s winners were selected by both …

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Leidos Gets Navy Contract for Acoustic Submarine Defense Against Torpedoes; Gerry Fasano Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work to build a submarine-based acoustic device designed to counter torpedo threats, under a potential $36M contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract for the development and …

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ECS Taps Elastic’s Open Source Technology for Big Data Services; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — ECS will utilize search company Elastic’s open source and software-as-a-service platforms in an effort to supplement the information technology provider’s big data offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership aims to build on the data security, monitoring, reporting and machine learning capabilities of federal civilian, …

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AT&T Reports Increased LTE Coverage Area for FirstNet Subscribers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has expanded the coverage area of its LTE services for first responders by more than 50K square miles in a move to bolster the FirstNet public safety communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the additional LTE coverage developed over the past …

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Northrop Plans New Aerospace-Focused Facility, Expanded Workforce in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is set to open a new facility in Albuquerque, N.M., that is aimed to generate additional job opportunities in the region as the company works to drive growth in its aerospace business, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday that …

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AWS Taps Launch Partner ECS to Unveil File-Sharing System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has collaborated with ECS to offer a file-sharing system that works to automate tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, data backup and patching, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ECS said Thursday it is a launch partner of the Amazon FSx for Windows File Server …

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Kratos’ Phil Carrai: Ground Systems Becoming Key Differentiator in Satellite Telecoms Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Phil Carrai, president of the Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) technology and training solutions division, has highlighted the growing importance of ground systems amid recent trends in the increasingly competitive satellite telecommunications industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Jan. 7 that …

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Lockheed Partners With Raytheon on Payload Dev’t for New USAF Missile-Warning System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a partner in its effort to develop a missile-detection platform for the U.S. Air Force that would succeed the current Space Based Infrared System satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Raytheon said Wednesday it will help design …

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