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Robert Lake Joins Sabre as Northeast Region VP; Glen Ives Comments

Robert Lake, former director of strategic planning at DHPC Technologies, has joined Sabre Systems as vice president of northeastern regional operations for the company. Sabre said Thursday Lake will report to President and Chief Operating Officer Glen Ives and oversee the management and development of the company’s Northeast business that includes U.S. Army and …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data …

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Leidos, Robert Zitz Take Part in GEOINT 2016 Symposium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has demonstrated several geospatial intelligence technologies that work to support satellite data integration and analysis as part of its exhibit at the GEOINT 2016 Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Senior Vice President Robert Zitz, who is also chair of …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015: Northrop Records Double Victory w/ 3Q Earnings, Bomber Win & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 26 – Oct 30 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world’s fifth-largest defense contractor received a double-billing of good news this week via third quarter financial results that beat The Street and a landmark contract win …

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ULA Sends NRO Payload, 13 CubeSats to Orbit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — United Launch Alliance launched a payload aboard an Atlas V rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Oct. 8 launch designated as NROL-55 also sent to orbit 13 GRACE CubeSats that are designed to perform experiments on tracking, …

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DOE Taps Intel, Cray for $200M Supercomputer Project at Argonne Nat’l Lab

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) and Cray (NASDAQ: CRAY) will collaborate with the Energy Department to build a new $200 million supercomputing system at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois for research into solar, wind and biofuel energy technologies. Franklin Orr, energy undersecretary for science and energy, said Wednesday that the department and the companies …

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Phil McAlister: NASA Taps 4 Firms for New Commercial Space Tech Program

NASA has selected four companies to work with the agency to develop and commercialize space technologies over the next five years. ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) space systems business, Final Frontier Design, Space Exploration Technologies and United Launch Alliance signed NASA Space Act Agreements for the agency’s Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities …

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BAE’s US Arm Inks Deal for Eclipse Electronic Systems, Parent Closes SilverSky Buy

BAE Systems Inc. — the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary — has agreed to acquire Eclipse Electronic Systems from Esterline Corp. for nearly $28 million cash in order to add new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products to BAE’s portfolio. The transaction is scheduled to complete in the first quarter of 2015 and is pending regulatory approvals, BAE said Thursday. Dallas-based …

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Michael Leiter, Former NCTC Chief, to Join Leidos as BD and Strategy EVP

Michael Leiter, who served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as executive vice president of business development and strategy on November 17, the company said Tuesday. Leiter will oversee the Reston, Virginia-based company’s activities in areas of …

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