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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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MDA, DigitalGlobe Shareholders Set July 27 Vote on $3.6B Merger Plan

DigitalGlobe and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates are scheduled to hold their respective shareholder meetings July 27 to decide on MDA’s proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider originally announced in February. Both companies also refiled a joint voluntary notice to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. in …

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SSL to Build LEO Satellites for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView Legion; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will build low-Earth orbit satellites for DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) future WorldView Legion constellation that seeks to provide Earth imaging data and geospatial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said Thursday it will manufacture the WorldView Legion satellites at its facility in Palo Alto, California, as part …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race

Weekly Roundup June 19 – June 23 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Although the phrase “Space Race” brings to mind the Cold War-era struggle between the United States and Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight capabilities, it may begin to …

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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: GEOINT Customers Seeing Benefits of Commercial Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said intelligence agencies have discovered the impact of commercial technologies such as big data analytics, machine learning and automation in geospatial intelligence operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “[Our] customers are seeing early mission wins …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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DigitalGlobe, Hitachi Ink Reseller Agreement for Satellite Imagery Distribution in Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has entered into a commercial reseller agreement with Hitachi for the distribution of the former’s satellite imagery products and services in Japan, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Hitachi will serve as exclusive reseller and Japan Space Imaging will be its exclusive subreseller in …

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Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017: The Potomac Officers Club Hosts A Successful 4th Annual Intel Summit & More

Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its 4th Annual Intel Summit this past Wednesday morning at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner featuring a keynote address from Robert …

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