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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: September’s Billion Dollar Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 2 – October 6 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last month the GovCon community witnessed a number of highly valued contracts. September had eight contracts valued over a billion dollars awarded for a variety of …

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MDA Unveils ‘Maxar’ Senior Leadership Team Post-DigitalGlobe Acquisition

Executives from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe have been appointed to the senior leadership team at Maxar Technologies – the new company formed through MDA’s $3.6 billion acquisition of the Earth imagery services provider. William McCombe, senior vice president and chief financial officer at U.S.-based operating company SSL MDA Holdings that will now run as …

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MDA Closes Estimated $3.6B DigitalGlobe Buy to Create ‘Maxar Technologies’

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has closed its approximately $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe to create a new company that will work to provide integrated satellite, imagery and geospatial services to the commercial and government markets. MDA said Thursday the newly combined entity will be renamed Maxar Technologies Ltd. and temporarily trade on the …

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Foreign Investment Committee Wraps Up MDA-DigitalGlobe Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has completed its review of the proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. MDA said Thursday it secured clearance from the New York Stock Exchange to list and trade its common shares on NYSE under the ticker symbol “MDA” …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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General Atomics to Demo MDA Configured Reaper UAVs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will demonstrate configured MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the Missile Defense Agency during test activities under a $30.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will perform contract work as part of two …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: This Week in Contracts

Weekly Roundup August 28 – September 1 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw a number of contracts awarded across a variety of fields such as medicine, cybersecurity, vehicle improvement and modernization, missiles and more. Let’s take a …

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Raytheon Gets $615M Contract Modification for MDA Standard Missile-3 Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $614.5 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to produce 17 Standard Missile-3 weapons and provide support services. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers SM-3 Block IIA missiles, containers, production support, engineering efforts, obsolescence monitoring, technical baseline engineering, quality assurance and audit support. Work will …

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Northrop Plans Modified Global Hawk for MDA’s Laser-Carrying Drone Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) aims to update the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle in response to a Missile Defense Agency requirement for a drone with capacity to carry heavy loads including a laser weapon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday that MDA’s high-altitude, …

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Former DoD Official Katrina McFarland Joins TransUnion Govt Advisory Board

Katrina McFarland, formerly assistant secretary for acquisition at the Defense Department, has been appointed to the government advisory board at Chicago-based credit reporting and data management services provider TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). She will work to provide insights to the leadership team as TransUnion works to meet the public sector’s requirements, the …

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