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SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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SSL’s Robert Zitz Moderates Panel on Next-Gen Satellites at GEOINT 2017 Symposium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has participated at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium as moderator of a panel discussion on next-generation satellites, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said June 1 it was also set to …

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U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

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MDA-DigitalGlobe M&A Deal Focused on Satellite Imagery, Earth Observation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — The upcoming $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is anticipated to boost the latter’s satellite manufacturing business and diversify its satellite services, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the deal will also work to build on MDA’s …

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Parsons Secures $70M MDA Contract for Facilities Lifecycle Management Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — Parsons will provide advisory and support services for the facilities lifecycle management, military construction and environmental management programs of the Missile Defense Agency under a potential $70 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company’s government services business will perform work at …

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Boeing Gets $1.1B MDA Contract Modification for Kill Vehicle Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide development support for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract from $4.7 billion to $5.8 billion, the Defense Department said …

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MDA Increases Lockheed THAAD Field Support IDIQ Ceiling by $112M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $112.2 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide field support services for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The modification increases the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from $449 million to $561.2 million, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Northrop Gets $332M MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense Technical Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential one-year, $332 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide technical integration and operational support services for the ballistic missile defense system. The modification increases the contract’s total value from $3.85 billion to $4.18 billion and extends the …

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Carey Smith: Contract for Advisory, Technical Services to Expand Parsons’ Support for MDA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — Parsons will offer advisory, technical, engineering and management services to the Missile Defense Agency in support of its ballistic missile defense system, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said April 11 it will provide the services through a potential $385 million contract MDA awarded in March. “This …

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Richard White, Robert Zitz, Tim Gillespie Take New Leadership Roles at SSL’s Govt Systems Business

Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral has appointed three executives to oversee the company’s government systems business unit that provides support to U.S. government clients and related programs. Richard White, senior vice president of government systems at SSL, has been promoted to president of SSL Government Systems and will …

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