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Matt Desch: Startups’ Microsatellites Plans Present Innovation Possibilities, Challenges for Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch said recent startups’ plans to build constellations of microsatellites to expand global Internet connectivity present both “interesting innovation” possibilities as well as challenges to the satellite community, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. He noted that the …

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Mike Petters: HII Shipyards to Open On-Site Family Healthcare Centers

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) plan to set up family health centers at its two shipyards this year. Mike Petters, HII president and CEO, said the company has recruited a third-party provider to manage the clinics, which …

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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures …

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Lockheed Buys, Plans Upgrades for High-Speed Wind Tunnel; Mike McWithey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on High-Speed Wind Tunnel longtime lessee Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) acquisition of the facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, from Triumph Aerostructures. The investment allows the defense contractor to update the decades-old research, development and testing ground for subsonic, transonic …

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Michelle Lohmeier: Raytheon, Mesko Step Forward with Renewed Tech Partnership Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on a partnership agreement between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Polish ammunition manufacturer Mesko that allows them to continue their joint work on new areas of defense technologies. The two companies signed a letter of intent to seal the agreement, renewing …

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Stan Ratcliffe: NCR to Provide Operations Mgmt Software for Military Commissaries

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on NCR Government Systems’ contract award to provide the Defense Department with operations management software for its military commissaries worldwide. Stan Ratcliffe, president of NCR Government Systems, said Wednesday that the work is part of the Defense Commissary …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Renews RPTI Support Work for CERDEC

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on CACI International’s (NYSE: CACI) continuing work to provide rapid prototyping and technology insertion support for the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center. The five-year task order falls under a 2012 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for RPTI activity, …

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FINRA Taps Cloudera Tech to Power Regulatory Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 26, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s move to use Cloudera big data technology for its infrastructure. Cloudera said Tuesday FINRA will deploy its platform to help manage the independent regulator’s graph database of billions of market events per …

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CenturyLink Opens New Tech Center of Excellence in Louisiana

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 26, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on CenturyLink’s (NYSE: CTL) new technology center of excellence in Monroe, Louisiana, which began operations this week. According to Glen Post II, president and CEO of CenturyLink, the opening of the facility embodies the company’s business strategy of becoming …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Wins ‘Most Significant’ War Game Support Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 25, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday that Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will help train Pacific theater forces with its war game simulation technology under a $35 million contract award from the U.S. Navy. Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo said Tuesday the win attests to …

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