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DigitalGlobe FY 2014 Revenue Up 7%, Gov’t Sales Up 10%

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and its 2014 fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Full-year revenue for the Colorado-based geospatial imagery provider increased 6.8 percent to $654.6 million over 2013 figures and sales to U.S. government agencies rose 10.4 percent to $395.3 million for …

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Woolpert to Help NGA Collect Airborne Imagery

Woolpert has been awarded a three-year, $32 million contract to gather imagery and datasets for the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency by using airborne data collection tools. The company said Wednesday it will leverage a LiDAR remote sensing technology as well as multiband sensor platforms to perform the work. NGA plans …

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Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Receives Gov’t Approval for High-Res Imagery Sales

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has obtained permission from the U.S. Commerce Department to start offering customers high-resolution photos generated by the company’s earth imagery satellite constellation. The federal authorization will enable DigitalGlobe to sell up to 0.25-meter panchromatic resolution images as well as multi-spectral images at a 1-meter ground sample distance …

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GeoEye CEO Matt O’Connell: Budget Uncertainty Led to DigitalGlobe Merger

GeoEye‘s (NASDAQ: GEOY) decision to sign a merger agreement with DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) was prompted by uncertainty over funding for a GeoEye contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, GeoEye CEO Matt O’Connell told the Washington Business Journal. In an interview with reporter Jill Aitoro, O’Connell estimated the 10-year, $3.8 billion …

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GeoEye’s Bill Schuster on Professional Path, Future of Commercial Imagery

As GeoEye‘s (NASDAQ: GEOY) chief operating officer, Bill Schuster has led the company’s overall management and direction since joining the company as COO in December 2004. In a recent interview with ExecutiveBiz, Schuster discussed how he applies his 22 years of CIA experience into his current position, including lessons learned …

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DARPA’s Bruce Wallace to Update Industry on Cloud-Proof UAV Video RFP

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants an electronic targeting system to provide clear video imaging in heavy cloud and dust environments, NextGov reports. The agency is accepting proposals for the system and DARPA Program Manager Bruce Wallace will update industry on what the agency wants at an April 30 …

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Lockheed Wins $50M for Cobra Helicopter Sensor, Imagery Suite

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $49.9 million follow-on production contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center. The company will provide the fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter. Lockheed delivered the first target sight system in June 2009, and recently began early delivery of low-rate initial production units. …

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