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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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Harris Offers New Land Mobile Radios for Public Safety, Utility Sectors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled new land mobile radio technologies that will work to support the voice and data communications needs of public safety and utility professionals, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the converged LMR/LTE single-band XL-185P radio and the XL-185Pi and multi-band XL-200Pi configurations, …

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AT&T, FirstNet Establish Developer Program, App Store for Public Safety Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled a program that seeks to facilitate the development of communications tools and other applications for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the developer program aims to drive innovation focused on …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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Cubic to Develop Mobile Combat Training Centers for APAC Customer; Dave Buss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will establish three mobile combat training centers for an Asia-Pacific customer nation under a potential $25 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday its global defense unit will deliver laser-based simulation equipment, vehicles, weapons configurations, a …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Navy Taps BAE’s US Arm for $76M Comms, Electronics Devt Support Contract; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential 22-month, $76 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy design, develop and field new and existing communications and electronic systems. The contract also calls for the company to test, integrate, install, certify and maintain the communications platforms for the Naval Warfare …

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Inmarsat to Provide Satcom Connectivity for USAID’s Fishing Monitoring Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — Inmarsat will collaborate with the U.S. Agency for International Development to drive the adoption of sustainable fishing practices in Southeast Asia and support maritime communications for port and vessel monitoring activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it will provide its Fleet One and IsatData Pro satellite communications platforms …

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Iridium’s Matt Desch: Certus Satcom Service to Support Maritime & Aviation Sectors by 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch has said the company’s Certus multi-service communications platform will be available commercially next year to support the maritime and aviation sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told Runway Girl Network in …

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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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