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NASA Vet William Parsons Joins PAE-BWXT JV S3 as President

William “Bill” Parsons, an 18-year NASA veteran, has been named president of Syncom Space Services, a joint venture of PAE and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT). Parsons will oversee S3’s operations at NASA that include management of facility operations, test and manufacturing services and maintenance requirements at Stennis Space Center in …

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Lockheed Martin Completes Encapsulation of EchoStar XIX Broadband Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the encapsulation of the EchoStar XIX broadband satellite in anticipation of its Dec. 18 launch aboard United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V 431 rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The encapsulation required the satellite to be connected to an adapter and enclosed in a …

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ULA Schedules DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Satellite Flight for Nov. 11

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — United Launch Alliance has scheduled the launch of DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 commercial imaging satellite onboard its Atlas V 401 configuration rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on Nov.11, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView 4 is designed to provide high-resolution images of …

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ULA Gets $861M Contract Modification to Continue Support for Air Force EELV Missions

United Launch Alliance has received an $860.8 million contract modification to help the  U.S. Air Force carry out Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions in fiscal year 2017. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will continue to provide Delta IV and Atlas V rockets as well as perform systems engineering, integration,   …

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Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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ULA Explores Reusable 2nd Stage for Rocket to Support In-Orbit Activities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture is working to develop a reusable second rocket stage that will remain in low Earth orbit to support potential activities in space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Quartz reported Saturday Tory Bruno, CEO of the …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Rocket Carries Orbital ATK-Built Satellites to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) collaborated with the U.S. Air Force to launch the latest Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites built by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Air Force said Friday the launch aboard United …

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Space News: Air Force to Award Contract to ULA for Delta 4 Rockets

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to United Launch Alliance for two Delta 4 rockets to launch National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Monday. Mike Gruss writes the NRO missions covered under the contract are scheduled to launch in 2020 and 2023. The Air Force opted for a sole-source contract …

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Weekly Roundup August 1 – August 5 2016: Leidos Further Details Post-Merger Picture & more

August 1 – August 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting’s M&A and financial aspects took center stage again this week and GovCon Wire hit on all the major events as Executive Mosaic’s home of market-moving news for the sector. …

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ULA Lands $139M Modification on Atlas V Production Services Contract with USAF

United Launch Alliance has been awarded a $138.7 million contract modification to produce an Atlas V 541 launch vehicle system for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers Atlas V rocket configuration and mission specific items for the service branch’s four previously ordered missions. ULA,  a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin …

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