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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $900M NRO EnhancedView Imagery Contract Extension; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $900M contract extension from the National Reconnaissance Office to provide commercial imagery to the U.S. government through its WorldView Legion satellite constellation. NRO added three option years worth approximately $300M annually to the EnhancedView Follow-On contract awarded in September after it assumed …

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Maxar Eyes January 2019 Completion for US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has begun the process of its domestication in the U.S. as part of its business strategy. Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the proposed U.S. domestication is part of the firm’s U.S. Access Plan and seeks to accelerate its growth …

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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $600M NRO Follow-On Contract for EnhancedView Satellite Imagery

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has received a potential two-year, $600M contract from the National Reconnaissance Office to continue to provide the U.S. government access to the company’s WorldView satellite constellation and image archive. The EnhancedView Follow-On contract has a one-year base term and an option year worth approximately …

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Northrop Vet Mike Edwards Named DigitalGlobe VP, Senior Adviser for Defense Programs

Mike Edwards, formerly corporate director of space, intelligence and cyber at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR)  DigitalGlobe business as vice president and senior adviser for defense programs. DigitalGlobe said Thursday Edwards will report to President Dan Jablonsky andlead the satellite operator’s work with the Defense Department and partnerships with aerospace and defense …

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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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Anil Wirasekara Named Maxar Interim CFO as William McCombe Steps Down

Anil Wirasekara, senior financial executive at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), has been appointed interim chief financial officer of the company after CFO William McCombe stepped down from his role. Maxar said Monday McCombe will stay as an adviser for a transition period and Wirasekara will temporarily perform CFO duties until the company finds …

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Former L3 Exec Mike Greenley Named Maxar’s MDA Group President

Mike Greenley, formerly sector president at L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary, has been appointed group president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business unit in a move that takes effect Jan. 15. Greenley will directly report to Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, and oversee MDA’s approximately 1,900 employees …

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Radiant Solutions to Combine Geospatial Services Brands; Tony Frazier Comments

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business unit has unveiled a new strategy that aims to converge its legacy businesses in an effort to deliver geospatial data and insights designed to transform intelligence and global mapping missions in support of commercial and national security clients. Tony Frazier, president of Radiant …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s M&A Activity

Weekly Roundup October 23 – October 27 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With October coming to a close, let’s take a look at the most significant M&A activity that took place over the course of this month. Notable M&A activity …

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