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Matt Desch: Aireon Payload on Iridium NEXT to Facilitate Cheaper Air Travel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Aireon system payload on the Iridium NEXT satellites is aimed to enable airlines to fly more direct routes as air traffic control is anticipated to cover the entire planet, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. He told CNBC …

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Engility to Support Navy ATC System Maintenance, Updates; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will help update and maintain the U.S. Navy‘s air traffic control systems under a $20 million task order from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the task order covers maintenance of the AN/SPN-43 radar and …

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Raytheon Unveils Scholarship Program for Women in Aviation; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the Air Traffic Control Association to offer scholarships to female college students in aviation with the goal to address a gender gap in the field of air traffic control, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 19. ATCA said Oct. …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Next to Help Advance Telecommunications, Air Traffic Control

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the Iridium Next constellation will work to support the “renovation” of air traffic control toward the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Next Generation Air Transportation System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday that the company’s effort to replace the original …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: American Infrastructure, Privatized ATC and More

Weekly Roundup June 5 – June 9 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Wednesday, President Trump brought attention to his plan to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure of the U.S. During a speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trump called for bipartisan …

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Raytheon Installs Air Traffic Control Automation System at NY Facility; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed updates to the terminal software, hardware and automation systems at a Terminal Radar Approach Control facility in New York as part of the Federal Aviation Administration‘s national airspace modernization project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it installed the Standard Terminal …

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Carl D’Alessandro, VP for Global Business Dev’t at Harris, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 31, 2017 — Carl D’Alessandro, former president for critical networks at Harris Corp., has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in air traffic control and communications. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive …

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David Cummins Appointed Transportation Group SVP at Serco’s North American Arm; Dan Allen Comments

David Cummins, former senior vice president of mobility solutions at Xerox (NYSE: XRX), has joined Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary as senior vice president for the transportation business unit. The 15-year industry veteran will be in charge of Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc.‘s work in the aviation, air traffic control, fleet management and intelligent transportation …

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CSRA Gets ATCA Recognition for Air Traffic Control Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received an award from the Air Traffic Control Association for the company’s work to facilitate safety and efficiency in air traffic control, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday ATCA presented the Earl F. Ward Memorial Award during the 61st ATCA …

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Raytheon Gets ATCA Award for Work in Air Traffic Control Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received the 2016 Industrial Award from the Air Traffic Control Association in recognition of the company’s work in air traffic control modernization efforts, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday ATCA presented the award during the organization’s 61st Annual Conference and …

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