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Leidos Gets $117M FAA GEO 7 Satellite Development Task Order

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential 14-year, $117 million task order to build a seventh-generation geostationary Earth orbit satellite in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wide Area Augmentation System. WAAS works to augment the GPS Standard Positioning Service to ensure the safety of flight operations, the company said …

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General Atomics, Intelsat Test Reaper UAS Beam Switching on EpicNG Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — General Atomics has collaborated with a subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I) to test the beam switching capability of a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system connected to the Intelsat 29e satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat General said Wednesday the test worked to demonstrate the first in-flight …

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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Hires New Strategy, Business Dev’t VP; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has hired Kay Sears, formerly president of Intelsat General, as its space systems organization’s new vice president for strategy and business development, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Lockheed said March 22 Sears will be in charge of the business unit’s strategic planning, …

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Skot Butler to Succeed Kay Sears as Intelsat General President; Stephen Spengler Comments

Skot Butler,  vice president of satellite networks and space services at Intelsat General — a U.S. subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based satellite services provider — has been promoted to president. His promotion is effective April 4 and he will succeed Kay Sears, who is leaving the company after a 10-year career there, Intelsat said Thursday. “[Butler] has a …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015: CNBC’s Jim Cramer Talks Up Defense Stocks as 3Q Earnings Season Looms & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 5 – Oct 9 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the most listened-to voices in business media singled out the defense sector and one of its biggest players as among the best performers during recent …

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Kay Sears: Intelsat to Help AF Evaluate Feasibility of Public-Private Satellite C2 System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Intelsat General a contract to perform a feasibility study to determine if commercial infrastructure can be used to manage a range of military and civil satellites. Intelsat said Wednesday the AF Satellite Control Network Commercial Provisioning research’s goal is to help the service develop …

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