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SOSi buys STG in cyber, analytics services expansion push

SOS International has purchased Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor STG for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its contract and client base and expand its portfolio with the addition of cybersecurity, data analytics and software development capabilities in support of defense, diplomatic and intelligence agencies. SOSi …

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Foreign Investment Committee Wraps Up MDA-DigitalGlobe Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has completed its review of the proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. MDA said Thursday it secured clearance from the New York Stock Exchange to list and trade its common shares on NYSE under the ticker symbol “MDA” …

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SOS International Buys DGI in Cyber Intelligence Market Push

SOS International has acquired Vienna, Virginia-based data analytics and cyber platforms provider Defense Group Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its client base and broaden technical capabilities in the field of cyber intelligence. The transaction marks SOSi’s second purchase in the intelligence sector after it bought defense …

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DigitalGlobe, MDA Shareholders OK $3.6B Merger Deal

Shareholders at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have separately approved the deal originally announced in February for MDA to buy the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Holders of approximately 93 percent of shares in DigitalGlobe voted to approve the merger and that 81 …

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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Records 4th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Friday to end its fourth straight weekly gain as investors eyed defense stocks after President Donald Trump repeated his election campaign pledge to build up the military during a speech in Washington. U.S. equities also posted narrow gains and the benchmark S&P 500 composite index ended the …

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MacDonald Dettwiler to Purchase DigitalGlobe in $3.6B Deal

Canada-based communications services company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has agreed to acquire Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction to expand MDA’s footprint in the global satellite imagery market. MDA said Friday it will pay $2.4 billion in cash-and-stock for DigitalGlobe — $17.50 in cash and one-third of an MDA …

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February 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets 5th Straight Record Close on Boeing & Huntington Ingalls Lifts

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index crawled to a fifth straight record close Friday to extend its current stretch of weekly gains to three and record a five-day advance of 2.72 percent . The U.S. stock benchmark S&P 500 also inched to a record close for a weekly gain of more than 1 percent despite investor …

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Lockheed Martin Utilizes DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Analysis Plaform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has adopted DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI)  geospatial big data analytics platform to support the development of new commercial products designed to provide precision coordinates and three-dimensional maps, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday Lockheed, along with PrecisionHawk and Video Inform, are part of its GBDX ecosystem of partners and …

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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite Begins Operations After Testing & Calibration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 satellite has entered service after it completed in-orbit testing and calibration activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday WorldView-4 will work to provide customers direct access to 30-centimeter resolution images, as well as satellite tasking and archive support by the latter half of …

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DigitalGlobe Names Winners of 1st SpaceNet Machine Learning Algorithm Challenge; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 —DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has selected the top five developers who took part in its machine learning algorithm development challenge using satellite imagery, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The winners of the SpaceNet Challenge will receive $35, 000 in total prizes and will have their algorithms released to …

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