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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: GovCon’s Shifting Landscape

Weekly Roundup October 9 – October 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Top Five Systems Integration CEOs and Companies This past week the GovCon community experienced a number of high-profile occurrences, such as a significant merger and executive moves, that …

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Raytheon Picked as Payload Provider for WorldView Legion Satellite Constellation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply electronics, detectors and telescopes that will work to increase the capacity and mission life of DigitalGlobe‘s future WorldView Legion satellite constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday it will deliver the payloads to WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator Space Systems Loral in …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: September’s Billion Dollar Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 2 – October 6 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last month the GovCon community witnessed a number of highly valued contracts. September had eight contracts valued over a billion dollars awarded for a variety of …

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MDA Unveils ‘Maxar’ Senior Leadership Team Post-DigitalGlobe Acquisition

Executives from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe have been appointed to the senior leadership team at Maxar Technologies – the new company formed through MDA’s $3.6 billion acquisition of the Earth imagery services provider. William McCombe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at U.S.-based operating company SSL MDA Holdings that will now run as …

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MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe to create a new company that will work to provide integrated satellite, imagery and geospatial services to the commercial and government markets. MDA said Thursday the newly combined entity will be renamed Maxar Technologies Ltd. and temporarily trade on the …

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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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DigitalGlobe Continues Work With NTT Data to Develop 3D Model Dataset

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has extended its collaboration with NTT Data to integrate their technologies and build a dataset that consists of 3D-vector models of buildings, bridges and vegetation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The effort will utilize DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery and cloud-based Geospatial Big Data machine learning …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Eyes GEOINT-Driven Global Digital Info Ecosystem

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — Tony Frazier, a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) Radiant business, has said collaboration between government and industry in geospatial intelligence efforts will work to address intelligence community challenges and drive innovation, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Thursday that DigitalGlobe …

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DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has made the winning mapping algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge available to the public as the company seeks to drive the development of machine learning technologies for geospatial applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday SpaceNet Round 2 …

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