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Matt Desch: Iridium Moves to Secure Next Satellites with Spares, Insurance, Free Reflights

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch indicated that the nine spare Iridium Next satellites the company is building will help cut insurance coverage costs for the 72 others due for launch by 2017. Space News reported Thursday the executive telling investors …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Seeks to Validate GPS OXC Progress with Operational System Demos

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services unit, remarking on the company looking to validate its progress on GPS OCX through system demonstrations earlier this month. The operational tests included launch and …

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ICF Continues Energy Star Work for EPA; Paul Vrabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 11, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) securing a $39 million contract to continue program management for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star energy efficiency platform. The recompete blanket purchase agreement has a base period of performance of one year and four …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Looks to Build DoD Logistics Support with New $32M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 11, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on CACI International (NYSE: CACI) securing a $32 million contract to help engineer and test electro-optical sensors for the U.S. Navy. The task order under the Seaport-e vehicle includes test and evaluation, logistics and field engineering work for a base period …

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Barbara Humpton Highlights Renewables Focus for Siemens Government Technologies

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 11, 2015 — Barbara Humpton, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Siemens Government Technologies, recently updated ExecutiveBiz on the German company’s focus on pushing renewable, secure energy technologies to federal clients. “Looking at the federal government’s overall strategy to increase sustainability, reduce greenhouse gases …

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Navy, MDA Conduct Flight Tests on Raytheon SM-3 Block IIA

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — The U.S. Navy has performed the first flight tests on the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IIA at Point Mugu Sea Range on San Nicolas Island, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Missile Defense Agency said Saturday that it staged the live-fire evaluation of …

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Huntington Ingalls Delivers National Security Cutter James

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Ingalls Shipbuilding handing over the national security cutter James (WMSL 754) to the U.S. Coast Guard on Friday. Huntington Ingalls Industries said the 418-foot Legend-class cutter, the fifth to be constructed for the service by the HII business, is …

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DynCorp Adds IFS Tools to Aircraft Maintenance Work in Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on DynCorp International adding the IFS Fleet and Asset Management tool to the suite of applications it uses to keep track of DoD aircraft in Afghanistan. IFS said Monday the product directly interfaces with DI’s technical data worksites that work …

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Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Urges DoD to Seek Path to Unified Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government policy and strategy at Inmarsat’s U.S. government business, has urged the defense community to consider using a satellite communications as a service model and strengthen partnerships with industry in a bid to unify satcom, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. …

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CenturyLink Taps LGS Tech for Work on DoD High-Speed Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has enlisted LGS Innovations to help upgrade the Defense Department’s high-speed fiber optic network that connects five Pentagon facilities with supercomputing requirements. CenturyLink said Monday it expects updates to DREN to enable the five computer labs to receive speeds of …

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