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General Atomics Unit to Support Army Satcom System Under Consortium Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with Advanced Technology International to provide support for a U.S. Army satellite system designed to facilitate communications and data capture capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. General Atomics said Friday its electromagnetic systems business will perform work under the Defense Department Ordnance …

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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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Leidos Establishes Tech Collaboration Center in Australia; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has unveiled a new collaboration hub where employees, clients and partners in Canberra, Australia, can explore information technology, communications, cyber, geospatial analytics, simulation and other technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Dec. 1 the Leidos CONNECT facility is anticipated to employ …

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CenturyLink to Provide Comms Services, Equipment to Peterson AFB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will supply circuits and associated communications services and equipment to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado under a potential $1.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers the delivery of Ethernet circuits and private-line services as well as support …

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Andrew Ivers Named L3 Corporate SVP, Comms System Business President

Andrew Ivers, president of broadband communications sector and communication systems-west division at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), will assume the roles of corporate senior vice president and president of communication systems business segment at the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor starting Jan. 1. The company said Wednesday Ivers will directly report …

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Raytheon to Provide Cybersecurity Support for MetTel Networks; John DeSimone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with MetTel to provide cybersecurity technologies and services to government and commercial customers on MetTel-administered networks and operate a Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service for federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The telecommunications company said Thursday the global security alliance …

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Inmarsat Sets Web-Based Messaging Service for Maritime Safety Info Providers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — Inmarsat has launched a new service that will facilitate international broadcast and automatic reception for the distribution of maritime safety information, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday SafetyNET II works to advance efforts to update the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System and transition maritime safety …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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Inmarsat Picks Arianespace to Launch 5th Global Xpress Satellite in 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Inmarsat has named Arianespace as the launch services provider for the upcoming fifth Global Xpress communications satellite that Thales Alenia Space is building based on the updated Spacebus 4000 B2 platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Arianespace said Friday it will launch GX-5 from the Guiana Space Center in the French …

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