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William Rittershaus Named SPA Huntsville Operations Director; William Vantine Quoted

William Rittershaus, formerly senior system engineer of Systems Planning and Analysis and a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been appointed director of the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala. He will oversee business strategy and development activities targeting Conventional Prompt Strike or hypersonics-related projects within the region in his new role, SPA said …

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Leidos, Sparton to Produce New Acoustic Device Countermeasure System for Navy Subs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has entered into a partnership with Sparton to help build an acoustic device countermeasure system that will work to protect U.S. Navy submarines from enemy torpedoes, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Sparton said Tuesday it will provide manufacturing services in support of Leidos’ contract …

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Ball Aerospace Gets $255M Modification for Weather System Follow-on Microwave

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received a $255.4M firm-fixed-price contract modification to continue development and fabrication work for the U.S. Air Force‘s Weather System Follow-on Microwave program for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The modification is the result of an exercised option and raises the contract‘s cumulative value to $349M, the …

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Northrop-Built Spacecraft Completes 11-Year NASA Mission in Asteroid Belt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft that was built to study Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter has concluded its mission after 11 years of providing data and images to researchers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Dawn …

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HPE’s Spaceborne Computer to Provide HPC Support for Space Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will provide high-performance computing services to astronauts at the International Space Station using its Spaceborne Computer, which has completed a yearlong evaluation of its operation in space conditions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the supercomputer will …

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Radiant, SSL Work on Space-Based Sensing Tech for Missile Defense; Tony Frazier, Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions and SSL subsidiaries will collaborate to build a prototype space-based missile detection layer for the Missile Defense Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 3. SSL will lead the team, which also includes Systems Engineering Associates, as it works to develop …

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Northrop Designates Latest Space Station Cargo Resupply Spacecraft as SS John Young

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named the Cygnus spacecraft that will launch Nov. 15 to bring scientific cargo to the International Space Station after the late NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy officer John Young, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the S.S. John Young, which will …

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SSL to Develop In-Space Refueling, Dual-Mode Propulsion Tech for NASA; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — SSL has entered into a public-private partnership with NASA to build two spacecraft technologies under the agency’s Tipping Point program that aims to utilize commercial space capabilities for government missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Oct. 1 its SSL subsidiary will work to develop …

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BAE Showcases Tech for Secure Geospatial Data Sharing Across Military Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — BAE Systems has held a demonstration during the 2018 Enterprise Challenge of a software product that it has developed to support and secure data sharing between military, intelligence and federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its XTS Guard 5 technology works to enable …

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