Tag Archives: Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace to Research AF Weather Satellite Tech; Tim Harris Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has won a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop concepts for measuring soil moisture and ocean surface vector winds by using a microwave instrument. The Defense Department is requiring the ideas for microwave sounding and imaging technology to be used for future weather …

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Vonna Heaton Named Ball Aerospace Info, Intell Solutions VP In Series Of Moves

Vonna Weir Heaton, former special assistant to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s deputy director, has joined Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. as vice president and lead executive of information and intelligence solutions. Heaton joins the company as part of a series of executive appointments within the Washington operations office, Ball Aerospace …

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Ball Aerospace Acquires NGA Prime Mission Analysis Contract Work; Rob Strain Comments

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has acquired responsibility for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency prime contract for mission analysis and engineering in a transaction with the agency and OGSystems LLC. The company will provide testing, validation and systems engineering to NGA under the Total Application Services Enterprise Requirements contract, Ball Aerospace said …

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Northrop To Integrate B-2 Electronic Warfare System; Lauren Stevens Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract to continue developing an electronic warfare system for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 bomber. The Air Force awarded the potential three-year contract to update the bomber’s defensive management system with a new Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) avionics graphics processor and antennas made …

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Ball Aerospace Promotes COO Rob Strain To CEO, David Taylor Retiring

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has promoted Chief Operating Officer Rob Strain to succeed David Taylor as CEO, effective at the end of March. Taylor will retire from the company at that time after a 29-year career there, Ball Aerospace said Monday. Strain joined the company in March 2012 as …

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Ball Aerospace Names Debra Lepore Washington Operations Lead; David Taylor, Rob Strain Comment

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Debra Facktor Lepore vice president and general manager of Washington operations, effective Jan. 15. The company said Lepore reports to David Taylor, president and CEO, and act as the company’s senior executive in the Washington area with responsibility for growing the company’s profile …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Roundup Tallies 21 Across GovCon

The month of September produced a relatively even distribution of executive moves at government contracting firms across company leadership posts and executive positions in financial, contracts and legal operations. In all, GovCon Wire covered 21 executive moves during September. Check out the wide range below. Leadership Parsons promoted Mary Ann Hopkins …

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Ball Aerospace Promotes 25-Year Vet Jeff Osterkamp To Engineering VP

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has appointed Jeff Osterkamp vice president of engineering, succeeding Doug Neam, who retired April 17. The Boulder, Colo.-based company said he will oversee manufacturing, test, supply chain management, research and development and intellectual property. He will also direct hiring and oversee program staffing, infrastructure capabilities and …

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Ball Aerospace Names Goddard Center Head Rob Strain New COO

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) has appointed Rob Strain, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center director, as chief operating officer effective March 2012.. Ball Aerospace said Strain will oversee the company’s operations and will lead support functions including: engineering program execution mission assurance information technology Strain has served as director …

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Ball Aerospace Wins up to $600K for NASA Space Studies

Ball Aerospace (NYSE: BLL) will be awarded up to $600, 000 to study the storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants in space under a six-month contract with NASA. Ball will help develop a mission concept to test key technologies required for deep space exploration. NASA is pursuing human missions to an asteroid by 2025, …

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