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Biggs Porter to Join Maxar as EVP, CFO

Biggs Porter, former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Fluor (NYSE: FLR), has been appointed to serve as EVP and CFO at Westminster, Colo.-based space company Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) beginning on Aug. 15. Maxar said Thursday Porter worked at Fluor from 2012 to 2017 and before that served as finance chief …

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Northrop Vet Mike Edwards Named DigitalGlobe VP, Senior Adviser for Defense Programs

Mike Edwards, formerly corporate director of space, intelligence and cyber at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR)  DigitalGlobe business as vice president and senior adviser for defense programs. DigitalGlobe said Thursday Edwards will report to President Dan Jablonsky andlead the satellite operator’s work with the Defense Department and partnerships with aerospace and defense …

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Radiant Solutions, Partners to Support NGA GEOINT Modernization Efforts; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Radiant Solutions, a subsidiary of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), will work with partners to provide content data management support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Janus Geography program through its position on a potential 10-year, $920 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Maxar said Thursday …

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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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General Atomics Picks Industry Partners in Bid for Canada’s RPA Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2018 — General Atomics’ aeronautical systems unit has created an industry team aimed at addressing Canada’s requirements for multimission remotely piloted aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it partnered with CAE, L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary and Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business …

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NGA Selects 10 Firms for Potential $920M Geography Data Management Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped 10 companies for content management of community-sourced data on topographic and human geography under a potential 10-year contract worth $920 million. Work for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative will take place at the contractors’ facilities, the agency said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps.gov. Companies …

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Adam Marks Named SSL Chief Strategy Officer, Mark Sarojak Appointed Commercial Earth Observation VP

Adam Marks, formerly vice president of strategy and corporate development at Thales Group, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL subsidiary, as chief strategy officer. Marks will oversee the development of new partnerships and markets and seek new business opportunities for space systems and communications platforms in support of government …

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Radiant Solutions’ SpaceNet Project Team Gets GEOINT Achievement Award; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — A team comprised of Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions business and partners CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA has received an award from the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for the company’s work in GEOINT, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Radiant said Tuesday the SpaceNet project team secured USGIF’s “Industry Achievement …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz Receives Unprecedented 6-Year Leadership Award; Jim Garrettson Comments

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of the government systems group at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL business, has received an award for his leadership role in Executive Mosaic‘s 4×24 program, designed for the government contracting industry’s most senior and most influential executives. Jim Garrettson, CEO and …

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SSL to Build Interface for NASA’s Europa Exploratory Spacecraft; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2018 — NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has selected SSL, a subsidiary of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), to design and build a critical system for spacecraft designed to perform investigative flybys to explore Jupiter’s Europa moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SSL said Tuesday it will develop the …

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