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Orbital ATK-Built Multimission Satellite Preps for Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) GovSat-1 multimission satellite has been shipped to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of the month, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GovSat said Thursday the satellite will work to support a …

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AECOM Promotes Fred Werner as President of Major Pursuits; Michael Burke Comments

Fred Werner, formerly president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) design and consulting services group in the Americas, will assume a new role as president of major pursuits in line with the company’s strategy. The global infrastructure firm said Monday the appointment is part of efforts to build a diversified executive leadership team that …

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Symantec Studies Cyber Espionage Group Targeting Energy Systems in Europe, NA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has unveiled its findings on the recent activities of a cyber espionage group called “Dragonfly” that has targeted the energy sector in Europe and North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Wednesday Dragonfly appears to have re-emerged in late 2015 and …

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Lockheed Integrates Updated Comms Satellite for Saudi Customers; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the integration of an updated A2100 communications satellite for Arabsat and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology organization in Saudi Arabia, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “We’ve modeled this activity in our virtual reality lab hundreds of times, but this is …

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Speedcast Eyes Potential $100M UltiSat Acquisition to Launch Gov’t-Focused Division

Speedcast International has signed a definitive agreement for a potential $100 million acquisition of UltiSat in efforts to establish a new government division and build on existing remote communications offerings to the public sector. Speedcast said Sunday the pending transaction with the U.S. government contractor is anticipated to complement the Speedcast portfolio for …

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Harris Lands $90M in European Contracts for Falcon Series Tactical Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received $90 million in contracts from a European country for the delivery of tactical radios such as the Falcon II AN/PRC-150C and Falcon III AN/PRC-152A. The company said Tuesday the radios will work to support the customer’s efforts to establish communications readiness and interoperability with U.S., NATO and …

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Raytheon Execs Tom Vecchiolla, Caroline Cooper Talk Business Opportunities in Romania

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is looking into potential long-term business opportunities in Romania beyond the possible sale of company-built missiles for the country’s Deveselu ballistic missile defense platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ACTMedia reported Friday that Tom Vecchiolla, president of Raytheon International, revealed the plan to Mihai Tudose, Romania’s …

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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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Poland Eyes Potential $7B Deal for Raytheon’s Patriot Missile Defense Batteries by November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2017 — Poland’s government is working to finalize its plan to purchase eight Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Patriot air and missile defense system batteries under a potential $7.5 billion deal by November, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense News reported Friday the country is set to submit an updated letter of …

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Ian Bell, Marc-Olivier Sabourin Take New Leadership Roles at CAE’s Defense & Security Segment

Ian Bell, formerly head of the Europe/Middle East/Africa region at CAE (NYSE: CAE), has been named vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East within the Montreal, Quebec-based company’s defense and security segment. CAE also appointed Marc-Olivier Sabourin, formerly regional operations director and deputy general manager for the firm’s Europe …

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