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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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USS Gerald Ford Features Globecomm Entertainment & Comms System; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — Globecomm Systems has helped Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) equip the U.S. Navy‘s USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier with onboard communications and entertainment technologies as a subcontractor on the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Globecomm said Wednesday the carrier’s satellite and fiber-optic communications distribution infrastructure and internet protocol …

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Air Force Moves Launch of 2 Lockheed Martin-Built Satellites to 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Two Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) U.S. Air Force satellites have been rescheduled to launch in 2018 aboard United Launch Alliance Atlas V rockets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday the fourth Space Based Infrared System missile warning satellite will launch on Jan. 18 instead of Nov. 9 because …

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Iridium Certus to Deliver Cockpit, Operational Services for Aviation Connectivity; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has previewed the company’s new Certus multi-service communications platform that will work to provide cockpit and operational services aboard aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Avionics Magazine reported July 28 that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said in an earnings call …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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CenturyLink Includes BroadSoft UCaaS Tech to GSA IT Schedule 70 Portfolio; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has added BroadSoft‘s cloud-based unified communications-as-a-service platform to its public sector offerings under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. BroadSoft Government Cloud powers the UCaaS technology that works to support secure, mobile and on-demand …

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AT&T Lands DISA Contract for Pacific Theater Network Update; Anthony Robbins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will update the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s network infrastructure in Hawaii under a 10-year contract to facilitate communications support for Pacific theater military operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the network will drive the transmission of voice, video and data …

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Boeing’s Chris Ahsmann Named to Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium’s Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — An executive at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has joined the board of directors of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, GovCon Executive reported Monday. NCOIC said Thursday Chris Ahsmann, vice president of mission system at BDS, will help lead the group’s efforts …

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Air Force Unveils Comms Device for Crew of General Atomics-Built Reaper UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has developed an updated communications device to connect ground forces and aircrew of the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle during counterterrorism operations, ExecutiveGov reported Monday. The service branch said Thursday the “Frankenphone” features self-contained electronics and other updates for …

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Vectrus Lands $212M Army Contract Modification for Comms & Info Systems Support

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has secured a $212 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to support communications equipment and information systems of the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and its subordinate units in the Southwest Asia theater of operations. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work in Afghanistan, …

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